Pope Francis grant all catholic priests power to forgive abortion

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     Pope Francis, who is the 266th and current Pope of the Roman Catholic
    Church, has granted all priests the power to forgive abortion, a right
    previously reserved for bishops in most parts of the world. He said:

    ‘I
    henceforth grant to all priests, in virtue of their ministry, the
    faculty to absolve those who have committed the sin of procured
    abortion. 

      The provision I had made in this regard, limited to the
    duration of the Extraordinary Holy Year, is hereby extended.’

    The
    Argentine Pope made the announcement in a document known as an
    ‘apostolic letter’ after…



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