Word On The Street Pope Francis Has Extended Power of Priests to Forgive Abortions.
Reader, I've debated with myself on whether I should post this. I've had many (respectful) debates over the years about this subject. Contrary to popular belief, pro-choice does not mean pro-abortion. Most common sense thinking people already know this. It simply means giving a woman the right to make health decisions that is best for her and her family. I am pro-choice but I do not believe in abortions just for the mere sake of having them; like it is some form of birth control. That is foolishness.
Any how, Pope Francis released a letter on Monday, November 21, 2016, that extends the powers of Catholic priests to forgive abortions. Pope Francis has declared that all priests would have the right to forgive abortion, making permanent a temporary measure put in place for the Vatican’s jubilee year. Starting December 8, 2015, the Catholic Church practiced the Year of Mercy, the hallmark of which was the forgiveness of abortions. The Year of Mercy, described as “a widening of the church’s mercy,” officially ran through yesterday, November 20, 2016. This new announcement from the Pope extends the practice of forgiveness for abortions indefinitely.