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Posted on 09/06/2013 3:18:08 AM PDT by TexGrill
Pope Francis has said he will baptise the unborn child of a woman who refused to have an abortion, after he telephoned her when she sent him an emotional letter. The call was the latest in a string of 'one to ones' Pope Francis has had with general members of the public and once again underlined his attempts at being a more human and in-touch pontiff after the 'stuffy' years of his predecessor Benedict XVI. Shop worker Anna Romano, 35, was on holiday when her mobile telephone started to ring with a mystery number on the screen and she was stunned to find herself speaking to the Argentinian pope, who was elected in March this year. Anna, from Arezzo near Florence, central Italy, had written to Francis earlier this summer to describe her turmoil at having discovered she was pregnant by a man, who unknown to her. was already married with a child and who demanded she terminate the pregnancy. In her letter, she wrote she described to the Pope her dilemma and said to him: 'I have never been lucky with men, I married when I was young and then things didn't work out and I got divorced. I then had a few brief relationships until I met a man who I thought was the man of my dreams. 'In June I discovered I was pregnant through him and when I told him instead of being happy he told me he was already married, already had a child and to have an abortion. 'I told him that I would not have an abortion and told him to get out of my life.'
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Wow. This Pope really leads a life of Jesus Christ. He is seriously a great Pope.
“...after the ‘stuffy’ years of his predecessor Benedict XVI.”
Pope Francis is a truly wonderful man...but so was Benedict...though a lot of his similar stories are relatively unknown by the general public.
And both men are very good friends.
Fantastic!! I love this pope, and I’m not even Catholic!
Don’t know about that, the story on Drudge right now has him sounding non-Catholic.
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