05 Oct 2012

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“New turn taken in Spain’s Church-orchestrated baby-snatching scandal,” Free Thinker, 10/5/2012

“AFTER the birth of a child to a Spanish couple in 1978, a Catholic nun informed the parents that the child had died, but she would not allow the father to see the body.

Yesterday, a provincial court in Madrid ordered an investigation into the case, believed to be one of hundreds of child-snatchings by clerics, nuns and doctors in Spain from the 1940s until the early 1990s. Children were taken from their parents and sold to other couples.

Ordering the reopening of the case, the court ruled that there is no statute of limitations on “illegal detention charges” under Spanish law.”

 

Read the full story here: http://freethinker.co.uk/2012/10/05/new-turn-taken-in-spains-church-orchestrated-baby-snatching-scandal/

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