A Message from the New Zealand Catholic Bishops to Parishioners
Every pregnancy involves at least two lives – the child and the mother. Every abortion takes away an innocent life.
Protecting and caring for life from conception to natural death stands at the core of our Catholic faith. From the moment an embryo comes into existence, a genetically and spiritually unique human life has begun. It is already the human being it will always be. It will only grow in size and complexity and is therefore entitled to be treated with the same respect as other human beings.
Our parliament is currently debating a significant revision of our abortion laws. This is a matter of serious concern. There are three ways we need to respond:
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