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Protestant Council of Rwanda bars abortions in its clinics

FILE - A mother reaches out to hold the hand of her young daughter, as they walk home after a church service in the village of Rwinkwavu, near to Akagera National Park, in Rwanda on Sept. 6, 2015. The Protestant Council of Rwanda in Feb. 2023 has directed all health facilities run by its members to stop carrying out all abortions, further limiting access to the procedure in the largely Christian nation of 13 million people. (AP Photo/Ben Curtis, File)

Kigali, RwandaAP The Protestant Council of Rwanda has directed all health facilities run by its members to stop carrying out all abortions, further limiting access to the procedure in the largely Christian nation of 13 million people. The council’s decision earlier this month described abortion as a sin, echoing the stance of Rwanda’s more widely […]