Holy See and Trump administration oppose abortion at UN General Assembly

President Donald Trump and Vatican Secretary of State Pietro Parolin have challenged world leaders to protect unborn human life. Both leaders spoke at the United Nations in New York, as the body met for the 74th session of its General Assembly.

On Tuesday, President Trump stated that “like many nations here today, we in America believe that every child, born and unborn, is a sacred gift from God.”

The President defended the right of countries to establish protections for unborn human life, noting that there are international efforts to promote taxpayer-funded abortion-on-demand.

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