Report Card: Catholic college ‘defends’ abortion, U.S. bishops tap faithful theologian
Lecturer at Catholic university under fire for calling abortion murder
A lecturer at the Catholic University of Louvain in Belgium is under fire for calling abortion “murder” in a document to about 100 students.
The 15-page document, which contained philosophical arguments concerning the taking of unborn human life, has created a firestorm on campus which include the college itself calling the document “contrary to its values” and threatening possible sanctions against the professor, Stéphane Mercier.
A special adviser to the university president on gender politics, Tania van Hemelryck, said on television that the University “defends the fundamental right to abortion, and particularly women’s