I have been privileged now to have been with Pope Francis four times since he has been elected to the papacy, and I have been very encouraged by his approach to pro-life issues.
I have had two conversations with him about the work we do at Priests for Life. Our executive director, Janet Morana, has also spoken with him about our work. On all these occasions, he could not have been more encouraging.
That is why I was not alarmed when media outlets began reporting on his “criticism” of the focus of many leaders in the Church on issues like abortion.
The Pope is not criticizing the Church’s focus on abortion. He is actually protecting it. He is protecting it from being seen just as a...READ MORE