Friday, January 18, 2013

Scandal in the Archdiocese of Cologne – 2 Catholic hospitals reject rape victims on “ethical and theological grounds” | Newssite

Scandal in the Archdiocese of Cologne – Catholic hospitals reject rape victims on “ethical and theological grounds” | Newssite

A young woman was raped in Cologne. An emergency room doctor sent the 25-year-old as evidence in the Catholic sponsored hospitals. But the raped woman was dismissed -. On “ethical and theological grounds”
women who were victims of rape are, after searches of the “Kölner Stadt-Anzeiger” no longer treated in some Catholic hospitals in the Archdiocese of Cologne. In December, a 25-year-old Cologne in two clinics. Cellites of the Foundation of the St. Maria was dismissed be performed. The young woman was apparently drugged at a party at the Cologne Ring with knockout drops and came only a day later on a park bench in Kalk revived. An emergency room doctor who could not exclude a rape, had asked the clinics a forensics to secure possible Tatspuren in court. She was dismissed on the grounds that gynecological examinations to preserve evidence are prohibited for two months because so a consultation about a possible pregnancy and their demolition and prescribing the pill is then connected.
Doctors, who opposed the scheme would have to face immediate termination. The note, the advice had already taken place, the morning after pill had been prescribed has used loud Notärztin nothing. They had to turn to another hospital. How Erzbistumssprecher Christoph Heckeley confirmed the sheet where Catholic hospitals have emergency contraception is excluded. It is contrary to the ethical principles and moral theology of the Catholic Church. Why the two hospitals had rejected the evidence recovery, self-withdrawing his knowledge. It was expressly authorized. The Cologne CDU member of parliament Ursula Heinen-Esser, chairman of the NRW state founded by Catholic lay childbirth Donum Vitae, spoke against the blade of a scandal. It was the duty of hospitals to allow rape victims to get any help.
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