In the Recife Case (9 year old Brazilian girl who aborted pregnancy) Rome Has Spoken, But the Dispute Has Not Ended

The firestorm raised by the article by Archbishop Rino Fisichella, president of the pontifical academy for life, published in “L’Osservatore Romano” last March 15, is far from dying out. Especially now, with the involvement of… But let’s not get ahead of ourselves. We’ll review the matter from where the previous article on www.chiesa left off. Fisichella’s article was entitled “On the side of the Brazilian girl,” and took a position on the case of a Brazilian girl who was already fertile at the age of nine, was raped repeatedly by her young stepfather, became pregnant with twins, and was given an abortion in the fourth month of gestation.