Posts Tagged ‘Communion divorce’

Pope: Welcoming homosexuals, divorced and remarried a must

Friday, December 12th, 2014

The Catholic Church must find ways of welcoming divorced and remarried, and gay Catholics, Pope Francis said. The Pontiff made the comments in a wide-ranging interview by Argentine daily, La Nacion. Addressing the turmoil his papacy is causing with conservative-minded groups, Francis says he’s pleased the issues are in the open. It’s a “good sign” that Read more

Communion for divorced not main focus of family synod

Tuesday, June 10th, 2014

One of Pope Francis’s closest advisors says the issue of Communion for divorced and remarried Catholics is not the main focus of the upcoming synod on the family. Honduran Cardinal Oscar Rodriguez Maradiaga said the synod’s focus will be mainly on “pastoral conversion” in how the Church forms and nourishes marriage and families. The cardinal Read more