A Child is a Gift


“A child is not something owed to one, but is a gift. The ‘supreme’ gift of marriage’ is a human person. A child may not be considered a piece of property, an idea to which an alleged ‘right to a child’ would lead. In this area, only the child possesses genuine rights: the right ‘to be the fruit of the specific act of the conjugal love of his parents,’ and ‘the right to be respected as a person from the moment of his conception.”

~ Catechism of the Catholic Church #2378




2 Responses to “A Child is a Gift”

  1. I’m a Muslim but to me the Catholic Church defending of the unborn is beyond reproach and much to be praised.

    • 2 gospeloflife

      Thank you for your support, if only everyone thought this way we’d be able to change the law on abortion in this country.

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