While, of course, it will make some extremely happy, this, as you can easily imagine, will NOT sit well with conservative U.S. Catholics. This is a firm slap in the face to the Church’s supposed sanctity of human life. This pope is again reveling in being a maverick for the sake of being a maverick.
It also highlights the arbitrariness of Catholic sin. Suddenly, for a year, it is no longer a sin. What rank nonsense is this?
Check this to see how some cardinals are already rebutting the ol’ pope.