The Berlin Senate wants to allow parents to bury “embryos and fetuses from abortions” in the future. A law is in the making.
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A gynaecologist in Poland has been charged with helping women with getting an abortion. But according to the woman, the authorities are trying to “intimidate her.”
German Catholic bishops are convinced that unborn life should be safeguarded through criminal law. Evangelicals do not entirely agree.
Dutch Greens and Socialists want to decriminalise abortion in the Netherlands. The Calvinist politician Chris Stoffer attends a vigil at an abortion clinic. The terminations of pregnancy are an actual topic in the political campaigns leading up to the national election of November 22.
Some regions in Russia have started legislating for restrictions on abortion. The Russian Orthodox Church is happy with that and even wants to see a nationwide ban on abortion. The population decline makes this necessary, the clergy thinks.
The synod of the Evangelical Church of Germany (EKD) in Ulm criticised the proposal to liberalise abortion and keep it out of the criminal law.
It was a bit dreary, but seven thousand people did not let that stop them from marching for unborn life in the Netherlands on Saturday.
Private abortion clinics on the Crimean Peninsula no longer terminate pregnancies. According to officials, they “voluntarily” decided to stop.
Abortion rates in the Netherlands are almost higher than ever. In other parts of Europe, it is also on the rise. Experts disagree on its cause.
The EKD wants to make abortions easier - and a church newspaper applauds that development. A secular daily newspaper and a professor of secular law must remind the Christian institutions what their mission would be — a commentary by IDEA director Daniela Städter.