Were there to be no support in the whole history of ethical and moral thought, were there no acknowledged confirmation from medical science, were the history of legal opinion to the contrary, we would still have to conclude on the basis of God's Holy Word that the unborn child is a person in the sight of God. He is protected by the sanctity of life graciously given to each individual by the Creator, Who alone places His image upon man and grants them any right to life which they have.
Wednesday, December 5, 2018
From CMMB: "I carried her to the hospital, but it was too late."
Susan's father, Joseph, stands where his daughter is buried
carried my daughter on my bike as fast as I could, but it was too late.
The hospital was too far and my daughter and her baby died before we
These are the words of Joseph, a father who lost his daughter and grandchild to complications from childbirth.
90 percent of women in South Sudan, Susan was planning to deliver her
second baby at home. She went into labor on Friday afternoon, with her
aunt by her side. After more than two days in excruciating pain, she was
struggling to breathe.
That was when Joseph picked up his daughter
and got on his bike. It was a difficult journey and he had to stop
often, as Susan was in and out of consciousness. Halfway there, she
stopped breathing and her heart stopped. So too, did the heartbeat of
was a good mother. She left behind Amina, her three-year-old daughter.
What will happen to Amina? What is life here without a mother?” - Joseph, Father of Susan
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