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CBS World News: Pope eases church rule on abortion forgiveness
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CBS World News: Pope eases church rule on abortion forgiveness

ROME -- Pope Francis has made it easier for women who've had abortions to be granted absolution during confession. The pontiff decreed that during the Jubilee year of Mercy starting December 8, any priest anywhere in the world can forgive the sin. ... CBS News, 42 minutes ago
Priests can absolve abortion: Pope Francis Sky News Australia, 1 hour ago

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Pope says all priests in upcoming Year of Mercy can absolve 'sin of abortion'

VATICAN CITY — Pope Francis declared Tuesday he is allowing all priests in the church's upcoming Year of Mercy to absolve women of the "sin of abortion" if they repent with a "contrite heart." Reflecting his papacy's central theme of mercy, ...
 Metro Canada54 minutes ago Pope gives priests one year to absolve 'sin of abortion'  CTV News1 hour ago Pope: All priests in Holy Year can absolve people of 'sin of abortion' if they repent  610 CKTB1 hour ago

Pope changes rules for women and abortion

Pope Francis has made a major change in the way the Catholic Church treats women who have had an abortion, dropping the requirement that they have a bishop's permission to lift the ban of their excommunication. But the change in policy will apply ...
 WCVB.com2 hours ago Pope changes rules for Catholics and abortion  KTXS-TV1 hour ago

Irish coast boat capsize victim named

A man who died when a boat capsized off the Irish coast leaving 10 people in the water for hours has been named. Francis Smith, 72, of Salisbury in Wiltshire, was sailing off the County Wexford coast in the Republic of Ireland when the incident ...
 BBC2 hours ago
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Pope Francis asks US teen to sing for him, saying 'Be courageous'

Pope Francis had a virtual papal audience with Catholics in three U.S. cities Monday and surprised a teenage girl in Chicago with a request that she sing for him. The pope, who is arriving in the U.S. in September, spoke from the Vatican via ...
 CNN Money14 hours ago Pope Francis has 'virtual audience' with Americans through ABC  CNN Money19 hours ago Pope Francis Holds Virtual Audience in ABC News Event  ABC News21 hours ago Bullied girl sings for Pope Francis during virtual audience with pontiff ahead of U.S. visit minutes ago
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Pardon women who have abortions, says Pope

By making the call, Pope Francis has potentially ignited a row with hardline traditionalists within the Catholic Church, over an evocative issue in the religion's doctrines. In a letter released on Tuesday, the pontiff requested that women who ...
 Deutsche Welle1 hour ago All priests will be able forgive sin of abortion during Jubilee for Mercy  Catholic World Report1 hour ago During Jubilee, priests can absolve faithful of abortion sin, pope says  DailyNews724.com1 hour ago Pope tells priests to pardon women who have abortions  Digital Journal3 hours ago

Pope Francis urges pardon for women who had abortions

Pope Francis on Tuesday urged that women who have had abortions be pardoned.Now, women who have had an abortion and anyone who helped them get one will be forgiven of what the Church still considers a sin, as long as they confess to having had the procedure ...
 Prokerala1 hour ago
Hindustan Times

Pope Francis to bullied US teen: 'Can you sing for me?'

Pope Francis on Monday spoke by satellite with audiences in Chicago, Los Angeles and McAllen, Texas ahead of his upcoming US visit. During the event, a 17-year-old girl in Chicago named Valerie Herrera, a high school senior, wept as she told Francis ...
 Hindustan Times4 hours ago
The Star (Kenya)

Juja MP yet to record statement over sex scandal, cops can't find him

Police are yet to record statements from Juja MP Francis Waititu, weeks after a 25-year-old M-Pesa attendant lodged a complaint that the politician wanted to force her to terminate a four-month pregnancy. Kasarani CID chief Valery Obore yesterday ...
 The Star (Kenya)5 hours ago

Fifth arrest over the deaths of 71 migrants found in an abandoned truck

Story highlights Hungary arrests a fifth suspect in the death of 71 migrants found in a truck France's foreign minister blasts Hungary over border fence and migrant policy At least seven migrants die as boat sinks off coast of Libya The latest ...
 CNN21 hours ago Migrant truck deaths: Fifth arrest  CNN1 day ago Arrests made in migrants' deaths  CNN Money1 day ago Austrian migrant tragedy `offends humanity`: Pope  Zee News1 day ago
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