Saturday, August 27, 2011
Huffington Post: Catholic Priest Forgiving Abortion At World Youth Day Confessionals:
Catholic priests have been empowered to forgive the sin of abortion during this week's World Youth Day festivities in Madrid, Spain. Church officials have ordered that any individual at the event who confesses to having had an abortion -- a sin normally punished by excommunication -- will be forgiven and welcomed back into the Church. . . .