Abortion and Peace

There won’t be any peace on earth no matter how hard we work towards it, as long as we keep killing our babies in the womb. Yes, it goes that far!

We also need to help the mothers who went through this nightmare. The Sacrament of Reconciliation is the first step, but then they need to learn to forgive themselves. The Rachel’s Vineyards retreats are very powerful for healing... Project Rachel is another resource to help post abortive women towards healing.

The Church is not indifferent to women who went through the trauma of abortion, as John Paul II said in the Gospel of Life # 99:
“I would like to say a special word to women who have had an abortion. The Church is aware of the many factors which may have influenced your decision. The wound in your heart may not yet have healed. Certainly what happened was and remains terribly wrong. But do not give in to discouragement and do not lose hope. Try rather to understand what happened and face it honestly. If you have not already done so, give yourselves over with humility and trust to repentance. The Father of mercies is ready to give you his forgiveness in the Sacrament of Reconciliation. You will come to understand that nothing is definitely lost and you will also be able to ask forgiveness from your child, who is now living in the Lord…”