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The pope’s comments came days after Poland’s constitutional court ruled that a law permitting abortion for fetal abnormalities was unconstitutional on Oct. 22
Emphasizing that suffering is always personal, Pope Francis said: “Even the pains we suffer cannot be merely specific cases of a universal law: they are always ‘my’ tears.”
The series of addresses touched on themes that he is expected to develop in his new encyclical, Fratelli tutti, which will be published on Sunday.
Pope Francis' general audience address, on “Love and the common good,” was part of a catechetical cycle entitled “Healing the World.”
The Holy Father said Sept. 6: ‘May the Virgin Mary help us to make fraternal correction a healthy practice.’
Speaking to the crowd gathered for his General Audience, Pope Francis said, “Solidarity today is the road to take towards a post-pandemic world, toward the healing of our interpersonal and social diseases."
Pope Francis, not wearing a face mask, took the time to greet pilgrims as he entered and exited the courtyard, taking a moment to exchange a few words or to do a traditional zucchetto exchange.
Pope Francis called inequality a “social disease,” many of the “symptoms” of which have been aggravated by the coronavirus pandemic.