Ariz. diocese revokes hospital's stat...

Ariz. diocese revokes hospital's status after surgery

There are 2 comments on the Salon.com story from Dec 21, 2010, titled Ariz. diocese revokes hospital's status after surgery. In it, Salon.com reports that:

The Roman Catholic Diocese of Phoenix stripped a major hospital of its affiliation with the church Tuesday because of a surgery that ended a woman's pregnancy to save her life.

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Since: Jan 07

Phoenix AZ

#1 Dec 21, 2010
What the above story does not mention is that the woman already had four children. If nothing was done both the mother and the 11 week fetus would die. But, the mother could be saved by removing the fetus. So, the hospital ethics board decided it was acceptable in this situation to save the mother.
I agree.

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Since: May 07

The Mountain Empire

#2 Dec 22, 2010
"because of a surgery that ended a woman's pregnancy to save her life."

The Bishop is an idiot........

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