"She spoke to him about the approximately 200,000 women who die every
year from self-induced abortions--a major health issue: "Religious
leaders--and all of us, really--must address this very important issue."
"Don't you think," John Paul II interjected, "that all irresponsible
behavior of men is cause by women?"
[Pope John Paul II to Nafis Sadik, UN Representative, at the UN
Council for Women, from _His Holiness: John Paul II and the
Hidden History of Our Time_, by Carl Bernstein and Marco Politi]