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Anglican Communion will mark anniversary of the Protestant Reformation with a service of reconciliation led by the Archbishop of Canterbury at Westminster Cathedral.
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Pope Francis has voiced his intention to visit South Sudan. Reuters reports that he wants to make the trip in the company of Archbishop of Canterbury, Justin Welby.
“Lest any obstacle arise between the request for reconciliation and God’s forgiveness, I henceforth grant to all priests… the faculty to absolve those who have committed the sin of procured abortion.”
“But really forever?” the journalist asked. “Never?” “If we read carefully the declaration made by St. John Paul II, it goes in that direction,” Francis replied.
“After intense prayer and mature reflection, Pope Francis has decided to institute the Commission for the Study of the Diaconate of Women.”
He recalled Church teachings that homosexuals “should not be discriminated against. They should be respected, accompanied pastorally.”
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