Articles tagged Scandal

14 months long protests continue asking ‘Catholic’ Barcelona hospitals to stop abortions

Updated: 10/3/2012 at 3:38 pm EST June 28, 2012 ( – After fourteen monthly protests in front of Sant Pau hospital in Barcelona, little has changed. The institution, which includes multiple priests on its board of directors, is accused of continuing to perform abortions. Cardinal Archbishop Lluis Martínez Sistach remains silent while mainstream media headlines shout: “Hospitals linked to the Catalan Church still offer abortion services.” Other hospitals in the Archdiocese of Barcelona and neighboring dioceses also continue to perform abortions and sterilizations, and dispense contraceptives, all in opposition to Catholic teaching, according to protest organizer Fr. Custodio Ballester. Spanish […]