Sunday, March 14, 2010

Check out this from Hot Air Blog

While there were disagreements in the Church’s early history regarding whether unborn children have souls, the Catholic Church has always condemned abortion as a grave evil. Christian writers from the first-century author of the Didache to Pope John Paul II in his encyclical Evangelium Vitae (”The Gospel of Life”) have maintained that the Bible forbids abortion.


The Didache (A.D. 70)
The Letter of Barnabas (A.D. 74).
The Apocalypse of Peter (A.D. 137).
Athenagoras (A.D. 177)
Tertullian (Apology 9:8 (A.D. 197), The Soul 25 (A.D. 210)
Minucius Felix (A.D. 226)
Hippolytus (A.D. 228)
Council of Ancyra (A.D. 314)
Basil the Great (A.D. 374)
John Chrysostom (A.D. 391)
Jerome (A.D. 396)
The Apostolic Constitutions (A.D. 400)

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