'Value life'

Pope Benedict XVI at the weekend told Catholics to fight uncompromisingly against abortion, eugenics and euthanasia.

Pope Benedict XVI at the weekend told Catholics to fight uncompromisingly against abortion, eugenics and euthanasia.

At a congress of scientists and theologians, he said Catholics should show "courageous conscientious objection" to all practices that risk "the value of human life".

The pontiff said: "Attacks on the right to life across the world have expanded and multiplied. The right to life is the fundamental right that surpasses all other rights." - Sapa-AFP

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