NEWS FEATURE: French Religious Leaders Dismayed Over Family Planning Proposals

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c. 2000 Religion News Service PARIS _ Forty years ago, Elisabeth Gazengel had an abortion. Shunned and illegal in 1960s France, the procedure was also performed without anesthesia. Nonetheless, the then-20-year-old university student quietly put together donations from friends, found a willing hospital, and gritted her teeth. “I had the moral judgment of all the […]

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