According to the Vatican News Pope Francis has responded to the U.S. Supreme Court’s decision overturning Roe v. Wade, which returned power to regulate abortion to the individual states, saying he respected the decision, but had not studied it enough to comment on it from a juridic point of view.
Although the Pope said he does not understand it from a technical point of view he respects the decision of the court. Pope Francis asked if it is legitimate and t right to eliminate a human life to resolve a problem. He insisted, “It’s a human life – that’s science. The moral question is whether it is right to take a human life to solve a problem.” He repeated what he once said saying “Indeed, is it right to hire a hit man to solve a problem?”
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