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| 24th January 2008 | Modified: 17th October 2014 | Christianity, News Releases | Seen 37 times | Liked 0 times

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24th January 2008

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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