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12 July 2017

Contraception considered

A plea for change


According to Melinda Gates, access to contraception is a vital key to promoting the welfare of women and children in poorer parts of the world. The co-founder of the Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation, speaking in London on World Population Day this week, repeated her plea to the Catholic Church to reconsider its attitude to birth control. A practising Catholic herself, through her influence the Gates Foundation refuses to finance or support agencies involved in abortion.


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