February 24, 2011.
The Vatican department dedicated to studying issues related to bioethics and the protection of life met in Rome with experts from different cultures and religions to talk about post-abortion trauma.
The Pontifical Academy for Life has invited Teresa Burke, president of Project Rachel's Vineyard Ministries in the United States and Justo Aznar, from the Institute of Life Sciences in Valencia, Spain to discuss the impact an abortion has the psychology of women.
The Pontifical Academy for Life was instituted by Pope John Paul II in 1994. It includes more than 70 members, representing the different branches of biomedical sciences related to the promotion of life.