Faith in contraception puts Gates on ...

Faith in contraception puts Gates on collision course with the Vatican

There are 1 comment on the The Age story from Jul 12, 2012, titled Faith in contraception puts Gates on collision course with the Vatican. In it, The Age reports that:

LONDON: The billionaire Catholic Melinda Gates has thrown down the gauntlet to the Vatican with a vow to dedicate the remainder of her life to improving access to contraception across the globe.

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Lacy

London, Canada

#1 Jul 13, 2012
Melinda Gates is one female catholic that I do admire and respect.
Females in the roman catholic church need not be afraid to speak up. Many people believe what she is saying is the way to go and is only the right thing to do to speak up but many do not have the financial backing like she has.

Melinda Gates:
"A church is made up of its members, and one of the things this campaign might do is help women speak out. I've had thousands of women come on to websites and say 'I'm a Catholic, but I believe in contraception'.

Of course I wrestled with this. As a Catholic I believe in this religion, there are amazing things about this religion, amazing moral teachings that I do believe in. But I also have to think about how we keep women alive.

I believe in not letting women die, I believe in not letting babies die, and to me that's more important than arguing about what method of contraception is right.

There are 200 million women who want to have access to contraception, and if we're not serving them, that's not right."

Bravo Melinda Gates!!

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