Posts Tagged ‘Divorce and remarriage’

Communion for the divorced and remarried; ‘Amoris Laetitia’ at 5 years

Thursday, April 15th, 2021
Amoris Laetitia

Pope Francis’ apostolic exhortation “Amoris Laetitia” was released five years ago. The 264-page document, whose title is Latin for “The Joy of Love,” is one of the longest papal writings in history. It meanders through an introduction and nine chapters, offering everything from grandfatherly advice on family life to Scripture reflections to South American love Read more

Prince Harry and Meghan’s church wedding

Thursday, November 30th, 2017

The Archbishop of Canterbury Justin Welby has given Prince Harry and Meghan Markle permission to marry in church even though Markle is divorced. The Archbishop must grant a licence for marriages not held in parish churches. Since 2002, following a ruling by the General Synod, divorced people have been allowed to marry in the Church Read more