Argentina's Congress to vote on legalising abortion

The Catholic Church and Pope Francis, who is Argentinian, have stepped up efforts to influence the historic vote.

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    Politicians in Argentina's lower house of Congress will vote on Wednesday on whether to legalise abortions.

    A 'yes' vote could send a strong signal in a region where the Catholic Church has long dominated the debate.

    Al Jazeera's Teresa Bo reports from Buenos Aires.


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