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Attitudes to abortion and the reasons for them 

 

Christians have different views about abortion. The Roman Catholic Church forbids it under any circumstances, except where it would be seen as doing something morally good. The unborn child (foetus) is considered to have potential to become a human being from the moment of conception, so to have an abortion would define killing a human being, which would be against the Ten Commandments: 'You shall not murder' (Exodus 20:13), the only other time in which this

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