Posts Tagged ‘pastoral approach’

Prelate links pastoral approach with evangelical collapse

Tuesday, November 24th, 2015

A US archbishop has put the collapse of evangelical life in some European churches down to certain pastoral practices on the sacraments. In an article to be published in the journal First Things next month, Archbishop Charles Chaput of Philadelphia criticised pastoral approaches that ignore the call to conversion. He wrote about divorced and civilly Read more

Pope tells woman in irregular marriage she can go to Communion

Tuesday, April 29th, 2014

Pope Francis has reportedly told an Argentine woman living in an irregular marriage situation that she can go to Communion. On Easter Monday, Pope Francis phoned the home of Jacqueline Sabetta Lisbona, who had written to him in September. She has been in a civil marriage with her husband for 19 years and they have Read more