The B.C. Catholic has a story by Catholic News Agency about the government of Switzerland's approval of a controversial pre-natal test for Down's Syndrome. Some fear this will lead to more abortions:
Called “Prenatest,” the procedure will be made available in the country starting in August, according to Neue Zürcher Zeitung am Sonntag. It uses blood samples from the mother to detect the presence of Trisomy 21 or Down’s Syndrome in her unborn child.
The German company LifeCodexx, which developed the test, calls it a “safe alternative to traditional invasive methods.”
Read the full story at The B.C. Catholic website.