Benedict XVI: “The first of all rights is the right to life”

Posted on | December 13, 2011 by Stefano Gennarini, J.D. |

During the Angelus last Sunday Pope Benedict mentioned the anniversary of the Universal Declaration of Human Rights during the. He said: “On the anniversary of the Universal Declaration of Human Rights let us not forget that the first of all rights is the right to life.”

LifeSiteNews has more on Benedict XVI’s pronouncements on the right to life.

Here is a video excerpt of the angelus from RomeReports:

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