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Catholic family desperate for policy change as hospital refuses to release foetus remains after miscarriage

A Hong Kong couple has been told they cannot take back the remains of a foetus for proper burial or cremation, after the wife suffered a miscarriage at 16 weeks of pregnancy. The city’s hospitals treat foetuses under 24 weeks as “clinical waste.” The husband and wife – using pseudonyms Kevin and Angela – are both devout Catholics and wish to take […]