Pope Francis asks Catholics across Britain to protect and cherish life

In a special message to Catholics across Britain for the annual Day for Life, Pope Francis invites young Catholics in particular to work “to ensure adequate legal protection for the fundamental human right to life”. The Pope also asks British Catholics “to bring the merciful love of Christ as a life-giving balm to those troubling “new forms of poverty and vulnerability” increasingly evident in contemporary society (cf. Evangelii Gaudium 210).”

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