World from Berlin German Bishops Accept Morning-After Pill

In a significant reversal just one month after two Catholic hospitals refused to treat a victim of sexual assault, Germany's bishops on Thursday approved the use of the "morning-after pill" in rape cases. German commentators say the step doesn't go far enough.
German bishops have approved the use of the "morning-after" pill in rape cases.

German bishops have approved the use of the "morning-after" pill in rape cases.

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