Posts Tagged ‘divorced Catholics and Communion’

Pope Francis avoids doctrinal nitty-gritty but goes straight to the people Comments 0

Friday, December 2nd, 2016
doctrinal nitty gritty

Jesuit Father Antonio Spadaro says the Pope’s refusal to directly answer the questions put to him by four cardinals is emblematic of how Francis effects change in the Catholic Church: he doesn’t deal in the doctrinal nitty-gritty but goes straight to the people — via his priests — regardless of the rules. In an op-ed Read more

Cardinal Kasper and the Church Fathers Comments 0

Friday, July 11th, 2014

In Cardinal Walter Kasper’s recent address to the extraordinary Consistory of Cardinals (February 20-21, 2014), published in English with additional material as The Gospel of the Family (New York: Paulist, 2014), he makes mention of certain early Christian sources in the hope of suggesting “a way out of the dilemma” (p. 30) presented by the question of Read more