Why Abortion is the Opposite of Love

01Mar12

by Fr. Frank Pavone

Lent teaches us the meaning of love. Jesus endured His passion and crucifixion for each of us, giving Himself away that we might have life.

Abortion, on the other hand, is the opposite of love, because it takes life.

Love says, “I sacrifice myself for the good of the other person.”

Abortion says, “I sacrifice the other person for the good of myself.”

Strangely, the same words are used in both cases. Supporters of abortion say, “This is my body, I can do what I want.”

Jesus says, “This is My Body, given up for you.”

The same words are spoken from opposite ends of the

universe, with totally different results.

Let us resolve to live these words as Jesus did giving ourselves away for



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