A high-ranking Vatican official stunned Catholics during a recent television interview by inadvertently confirming the Catholic Church’s retreat from one of its fundamental moral positions — a retreat FrontPage Magazine explored more than a year ago.
The official in question said on Italy’s national network Aug. 26 that the church had no interest in opposing that nation’s law allowing abortion. Enacted in 1978, Law 194 legalizes abortions in the first trimester and permits them afterward only if the mother’s life is in danger or if the fetus displays “serious abnormalities or malformations,” the law states.
That official even had the audacity to say that Law 194 represented “a pillar of our social life.” When pressed whether the church would view the law as up for debate, the official replied, “No, absolutely not.”
Astonishingly, the Vatican official who made those remarks was
Cardinal Vincenzo Paglia, president of the Pontifical Academy for Life,
which Pope John Paul II founded specifically to oppose abortion.........Paglia’s remarks reflect Pope Francis’ choice to abandon
Catholicism’s historic opposition to abortion in all but name for the
sake of his globalist agenda of environmental sustainability and
economic equity. FrontPage Magazine discussed that issue in “Suffer the Little Children” in June 2021...............To Read More....