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Pope to allow all priests to forgive abortion during Holy Year

Pope Francis is to allow all priests discretion to forgive abortion during the Roman Catholic church’s upcoming Holy Year. It is the Argentine’s

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Pope to allow all priests to forgive abortion during Holy Year

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Pope Francis is to allow all priests discretion to forgive abortion during the Roman Catholic church’s upcoming Holy Year. It is the Argentine’s pontiff’s latest move towards a more open and inclusive church.

In Church teaching, abortion is such a grave sin that those who procure or perform it incur an automatic excommunication, which can only be lifted by designated church officials.