Fr. Shenan J. Boquet: Trump Admin Fights UN, WHO Efforts to Use COVID-19 to Spread Abortion

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By Fr. Shenan J. Boquet, Human Life International, June 7, 2020

Openness to life is at the center of true development. ~ Pope Benedict XVI, Caritas in Veritate

In April of this year, President Trump temporarily halted funding from the World Health Organization over concerns that it had grossly mishandled the COVID-19 crisis. Since then, he has threatened to make the decision to withhold funding permanent.

For the WHO, the loss of U.S. funding is no small thing: The U.S.’s contributions of some $400-$500 million per year to the WHO amount to approximately 14 percent of the organization’s operating budget.

However, for pro-life Americans—and indeed pro-life individuals globally—the Trump administration’s decision was welcome for a reason completely separate from the organization’s missteps on the pandemic. The WHO has long been one of the most pro-abortion organizations on the planet, using the ostensibly humanitarian nature of its mission as cover to promote the killing of preborn babies throughout the world.  …

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