Catholic dissenter and Speaker of the House Nancy Pelosi thinks she can use a 1500 year old sound bite from St. Augustine (+430) to confound the clear teaching of the Catholic Church on when human life begins.
We need a public retraction from the Speaker.
And she really needs to stop with the St. Augustine thing.
Find out what St. Augustine really says about abortion and when fetuses are ensouled or vivified.
1) Augustine’s writings, while important, are not equivalent in authority to the formal teaching of the Catholic Church.
2) We know more today about embryology than people did in the 5th century.
3) Ignorant as they might have been about biology, 5th century Christians still believed abortion was evil.
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