Wednesday, January 26, 2005

Catholic Church Praises Woman Who Refused Cancer Treatment-Abortion

A saint in the making? Shades of Saint Gianna Beretta Molla's saga.

The Vatican's newspaper (L'Osservatore Romano) says 41 year-old Rita Fedrizzi was diagnosed with cancer about the same time she discovered she was pregnant.

Though she could have had an abortion and proceeded with the cancer treatment, Church officials applauded her for "the choice of welcoming new life, even at the cost of her own death.''

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