#ShortNews: South Korean Catholics fight to keep abortion illegal

The Catholic Church in South Korea has gathered over a million names on a petition to keep the country’s anti-abortion law in place. The CBCK (Committee for Bioethics of the Catholic Bishops’ Conference of Korea)  held a special Mass at Myeongdong Cathedral in Seoul on Feb. 12 and presented the petition of 1,005,000 signatures. It launched the campaign on Dec. 3.

“[This] shows how desperate the church is to fulfill its mission of protecting all forms of life,” said Cardinal Andrew Yeom Soo-jung, who presided over the Mass.

Read More: https://www.ucanews.com/news/south-korean-catholics-fight-to-keep-abortion-illegal/81602

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