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Sunday, October 16, 2016
Celebrities Saved From Abortion: What the World Would Have Lost Without
Saint John Paul II
Celebrities Saved From Abortion: What the World Would Have Lost Without Saint John Paul II
The Stream - Sunday October 16, 2016
by Nancy Flory
Karol Jozef Wojtyla, known much later as Pope John Paul II, almost wasn't. His mother Emilia had lost a baby shortly after her birth, so when she was pregnant with Karol and in very poor health, the doctor suggested that she "save her own life" and have an abortion. Emilia chose to have her baby, and on May 18, 1920, the future pope was born. Sadly, Emilia died on April 13, 1929. Conflicting reports attribute her death to childbirth and rheumatic diseases.
In his 1995 letter Evangelium Vitae, Saint John Paul II's position on abortion couldn't possibly be any clearer. He quoted the Second Vatican Council: "From the moment of its conception, life must be guarded with the greatest care, while abortion and infanticide are unspeakable crimes." Protecting the life of the innocent was of utmost importance to Saint John Paul II. During his homily at Central Park in New York on October 7, 1995, he encouraged others to do the same. “You are called to stand up for life! To respect and defend the mystery of life always and everywhere, including the lives of unborn babies, giving real help and encouragement to mothers in difficult situations. You are called to work and pray against abortion….”
See Pope John Paul II, now Saint John Paul II, preeminent defender of the unborn, speak about protecting the weakest among us: