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Dr. Jérôme Lejeune declared venerable

Dr. Jérôme Lejeune, a French Catholic physician and scientist, who discovered the third chromosome 21 in Down syndrome, was declared "Venerable" by Pope Francis. Professor Lejeune refused to participate in using his discovery for Prenatal Diagnosis and abortion and therefore lost his Nobel Prize as a result. Please enjoy the following video to learn more about this inspiring story of a physician refusing to compromise on his principles.


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