Monday 21 January 2008
In a strongly worded homily preached yesterday at St Mirin's Cathedral in paisley, Bishop Philip Tartaglia described the current " Human Fertilisation and Embryology Bill" as a " state-sponsored attack on unborn human life". The Bishops' homily coincided with the distribution of a national pastoral letter from all Scotland's Bishops to the Catholic community warning of the dangers of the legislation:
The move to allow the creation of human-animal embryos is described by Archbishop Tartaglia as a " twisted enterprise" and he repeats the cal that MP's should "be able to vote according to their consciences".
The full text of the homily is shown below
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