Frances Kissling

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Pope Francis says  priests can forgive women  who've had abortions, considered a grave sin by the Catholic Church.

Pope Francis Expands Forgiveness for the "Sin of Abortion"

Pope Francis says priests can forgive women who've had abortions, considered a grave sin by the Catholic Church.

from To the Point

Since Pope Francis was elected in March, he has challenged
the Roman Catholic establishment, using words like “obsessed” and
“narcissistic.” Instead of abortion, gay marriage and…

How Will Pope Francis Change the Catholic Church?

Since Pope Francis was elected in March, he has challenged the Roman Catholic establishment, using words like “obsessed” and “narcissistic.” Instead of abortion, gay marriage and…

from To the Point

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