For Fernández, it’s important to see events in their historical context.
The Spanish priest also said that in an exorcism there are two types of prayers that are done, facing the devil directly.
No one was inside the church during the time of the fire and the pastor safely removed the Holy Eucharist from the building, the diocese said.
Pro-life activists have reacted by highlighting that there is no evidence that pro-life vigils near abortion facilities in Ireland are dangerous or unlawful.
Father Petri noted that St. John Paul II had confirmed Humanae vitae’s teaching as part of the ordinary and universal magisterium.