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- Aug 19, 2008
Nine-Year-Old's Abortion Outrages Brazil's Catholic Church - TIME
- 9 year-old girl in Brazil is raped and impreganted with twins by her stepfather
- Family opts to abort, which is only legal in Brazil in cases where the mother was raped or has a health risk.
- The Brazilian Archbishop responds by stating that the abortion was a crime and was against "God's laws" and then subsequently excommunicates the family.