Catholic Church excommunicates mother, doctors of 9-year old rape victim who received an abortion

A 9-year-old girl in Brazil was raped by her step-father. When the girl complained of severe stomach pains, he mother took her to the hospital where doctors discovered that she was four months pregnant with twins. Evidently the girl had been sexually assaulted for years by her stepfather. When doctors explained to the girl’s mother that having a twins at such an early age would possibly kill the girl, the mother elected to terminate the pregnancies.

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