Emergency Contravention German Bishops Change Tune on Morning-After Pill

The case of a young woman who was denied treatment by Catholic hospitals after she may have been raped has sparked a debate among German Catholics. At its heart is whether the Church should allow emergency contraceptive pills, or whether such drugs are equivalent to abortion.
German Catholic bishops are still struggling over whether emergency contraception is equivalent to abortion.

German Catholic bishops are still struggling over whether emergency contraception is equivalent to abortion.

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acb -- with wire reports