The child is still a human being, you don’t destroy a life in order to get back at the mother’s rapist.

The Catholic Bishop of Elphin Kevin Doran, who claimed that women who have abortions after being raped were likely doing so to get back at their rapist. He also likened the termination of a foetus to that of killing a terminally ill patient, adding that “to kill another human being is always sinful”.

Author: Bill Linnane

Freelance writer - or 'word whore' - with the Irish Independent, Irish Examiner, Irish Tatler Man, Evening Echo, and Distilled. Proud owner of the award-defying TripleDistilled.Blog, Ireland's Least Successful Blog™.

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