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Pope Francis has extended the power to forgive abortion to all Roman Catholic priests. He made the announcement in an ‘apostolic letter’ after the close of the ‘Jubilee Year of Mercy.’ The power had previously been reserved for bishops or special confessors. Archbishop Monsignor Rino Fisichella underlined that the act of abortion remains a sin in…

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