TITLE

Apologizing to the Babies

AUTHOR(S)
Desmond, Joan Frawley
PUB. DATE
October 1996
SOURCE
First Things: A Monthly Journal of Religion & Public Life;Oct1996, Issue 66, p13
SOURCE TYPE
Periodical
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
Discusses the Japanese custom of abortion being used as birth control. Prevalence of abortions in 1994 according to the Japanese Ministry of Health and Welfare; Acknowledgement of Japanese couples on their role in the death of their own unborn child; Devotion of Japanese people to Buddhist deity Jiz‾, the protector of aborted children.
ACCESSION #
17751991

 

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