Religion: Not So Simple

Dr. Gisella Perl is a pleasant, well-dressed Rumanian doctor who does not look her 43 years.* Nor does her face betray her fearful experiences. Before the Allies liberated her from a Nazi concentration camp in 1945, her parents, husband and son had been killed by the Germans. And—according to some theologians—Dr. Perl has killed about 3,000 people herself. They were of undetermined sex: unborn children.

Dr. Perl was an abortionist. But she plied her terrible trade out of mercy. She has explained: "It was the policy of the Nazis to immediately put to death all Jewish, Polish, Russian and French women who...

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