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Russian Orthodox Patriarch Kirill on Thursday called for a deep cut in the “horrifyingly high” number of abortions, which he linked to a Western rejection of moral norms.

“The idea of absolutely prioritizing the value of free choice and of rejecting the priority of moral norms has become a slowly exploding bomb for Western civilization,” he said in a speech to lawmakers.

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