Posts Tagged ‘Amoris Laetita’

Synodality could cause schism, predicts cardinal

Thursday, August 24th, 2023

The synod on synodality could cause a schism in the Church, a leading conservative Catholic cardinal says. A new book, “The Synodal Process Is a Pandora’s Box: 100 Questions and Answers,” addresses the “serious situation” brought on by the synod, Cardinal Raymond Burke (pictured, centre) says. Pope Francis is risking confusion and even schism in Read more

Bishops under pressure for allowing divorced and remarried Communion

Thursday, November 28th, 2019

Two Italian bishops have gone public about allowing divorced and remarried Catholics to receive the sacraments. They say their decisions are in line with Pope Francis’s 2016 document on the family, Amoris Laetitia. One of the bishops, Renato Marangoni, wrote a formal apology for having “ignored” these couples in parish life. He said he wants Read more

NCRS publishes family discussion book based Amoris Laetitia

Monday, November 19th, 2018

First published in 2016, Amoris Laetitia, which simply means ‘The Joy of Love’, is a post-synodal apostolic exhortation by Pope Francis addressing the pastoral care of families including marriage and the day to day challenges faced by families throughout the world. Amoris Laetitia encourages both clergy and members of the laity to accompany and care Read more

Secondary principals study Pope’s letter Amoris Laetitia

Monday, October 1st, 2018

A document from Pope Francis was a focus for reflection at the recent National Association of Principals of Catholic Secondary Schools (NAPCSS) conference. Keynote speaker Dr Rocio Figueroa, a lecturer in systematic theology at Good Shepherd College in Auckland, spoke about the importance of persevering in love and joy, based on the post-synodal apostolic exhortation the Joy of Love. Continue reading Read more