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Doctors’ declaration controversy

31st May 2014

© Armin Kübelbeck, wikipedia.or
Euthanasia and abortion are two of the things the declaration is against
Euthanasia and abortion are two of the things the declaration is against
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A group of 3,000 doctors have caused something of a stir this week by signing what has been named a “Declaration of Faith”.

The event took place at the Jasna Gora Monastery in the southern city of Czestochowa and included two inscribed stone tablets and a scroll containing the signatures, reports Gazeta Wyborcza.

The declaration calls for a vote of gratitude for the recent canonisation of Pope John Paul II and, somewhat controversially, states that the human body is sacred and is inviolable from conception to natural death.

Beginning with the words “I believe in one God, the Lord of the Universe, who created males and females in his own image”, it goes on to state; “If such a ...

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