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It's very clear that the pope recognizes that there is a significant emergency going on, just as he went to Lampedusa, which was then the front line of the Mediterranean route, now that there is this difficult, dramatic situation on the Aegean front, he naturally wants to be present to show a sense of solidarity and responsibility.
Forgiveness of the sin of abortion does not condone abortion nor minimize its grave effects, pope Francis ' pastoral approach is clearly Pope Francis ' pastoral approach. Many bishops have granted priests permission to forgive the sin. The fact that this statement is coming from Pope Francis ' and in such a moving, pastoral way, is more evidence of the great pastoral approach and concern of Pope Francis '.