Tired but visibly satisfied with his trip to Marseille, Pope Francis cut short the press conference after a quarter of an hour on the plane back to Rome (a short flight, it is true, less than an hour). Asked if the pope thought he could "change his mind" on the delicate subject of the law on the end of life, he said that this subject had not been discussed during their meeting in Marseille late Saturday morning. The Elysée had confirmed, however, in the day, that the two men had raised this issue in particular in its "calendar" and its "methodology".
The pope noted that he spoke about the end of life when Emmanuel Macron came to see him at the Vatican in October 2022, reminding him "with life, we do not play, neither at the beginning nor at the end." For the pope, "it is not a question of faith, it is a human question." He adds: "Why preserve life?" Without it, it could "...
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