During his weekly audience on Saint Peter's Square, Francis steered from his prepared text to make the declaration, and is one of his most damning statements yet on abortion. No, you can't. It's not right to take out a human being, a small one, too, in order to fix a problem. We can't do that, it isn't fair: killing a human being, as little as he might be, is not the right solution to solve a problem. "Instead, they often receive hasty advice to terminate the pregnancy", he said, adding that the phrase, "'terminate the pregnancy' means to directly take someone out".
The Pope was reflecting on the Fifth Commandment, "Thou shalt not kill", and condemned the taking of a life for the sake of protecting other rights.
"But how can an act that suppresses an innocent and helpless life that is germinating be therapeutic, civilized or even simply human?" "What do you think about it?" the pope asked a general audience at the Vatican.
"Is it fair to hire a contract killer to solve a problem? Is it right? Is it right or not?" he said in unprepared remarks. He recalled that we must watch over the lives of all and spoke about abortion.
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However, the Pope has acknowledged that women sometimes are driven by circumstance to abortion and he has extended the ability of ordinary priests to absolve them of the sin of abortion if they repent.
AFP was quoted as saying that Francis this year opposed a bill that would have legalised abortion in his home country of Argentina.
Catholic teaching on abortion has been in the headlines lately, including during the divisive confirmation process of US Supreme Court Justice Brett Kavanaugh, a Jesuit-educated Catholic whose vote could overturn legalised abortion in the US.
Reuters believes this may impress conservative Catholics who favour more discussion on issues relating to "cultural wars".
Francis complained to worshippers about the devaluing of life.
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