What Repentance Looks Like

This is a touching story:

On September 20th, during a Papal Audience, a man drew close to Pope Francis, carrying with him a somewhat suspicious looking bag. Inside were half a dozen surgical instruments of various types and sizes which he, Dr Antonio Oriente from Messina, ex-abortion gynaecologist, wanted to deliver at all costs to the Holy Father.

This luggage had already created problems as he boarded the plane from Palermo… These were the surgical instruments which, until 1986, Dr Oriente had used to break apart tiny developing human lives before they had a chance to be born; scalpels and forceps used by him, before his conversion, before he had embraced with courage and conviction the pro-life pathway.

Apparently, Oriente is now working to correct his past mistakes, as the vice-President of the Italian Association of Catholic Gynaecologists and Obstetricians.

Read more on the Patheos Faith and Family Channel, fan me on Facebook and follow this blog on Twitter!

Abortions Are Down 12% Since 2010. Is Social Media Helping?
My Little Blessing
Disgusting! Woman Sells Her Baby's Life for $1 M
When Killing Babies is More Important than Women’s Health
  • Jeff

    Obsess much “Bristol”?