By Alex Kocman
The claim that British hospitals are sacrificing to Baal, the archetypal demonic god of ancient Biblical-era paganism, sounds absurd—until you read Jeremiah 19:5.
In it, God declares: “They have built the high places of Baal to burn their children in the fire as offerings to Baal–something I did not command or mention, nor did it enter my mind” (ESV).
Fast forward to 2014, when the UK-based Telegraph reports: “Aborted babies incinerated to heat UK hospitals.” The story explains:
The bodies of thousands of aborted and miscarried babies were incinerated as clinical waste, with some even used to heat hospitals, an investigation has found.
Ten NHS trusts have admitted burning foetal remains alongside other rubbish while two others used the bodies in ‘waste-to-energy’ plants which generate power for heat.
Last night the Department of Health issued an instant ban on the practice which health minister Dr Dan Poulter branded ‘totally unacceptable.’
At least 15,500 foetal remains were incinerated by 27 NHS trusts over the last two years alone, Channel 4′s Dispatches discovered.
The programme, which will air tonight, found that parents who lose children in early pregnancy were often treated without compassion and were not consulted about what they wanted to happen to the remains.
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