Om - Amoris Laetitia

Pave Frans: ‘I’m Sure It Will Do a Lot of Good’

7. dec. 2017 - 

"This counts as big news, but there are also some additional interesting facts about it. One is that Francis made his approval of this local interpretation public by having the epistolary exchange published in the Acta Apostolicae Sedis, the official gazette of the Holy See (available online here, pp. 1071-1074). It’s also worth noting what appears at the end of Francis’s letter: specification of the pope’s will, communicated in an audience on June 5, 2017, that “these two documents [the letters] be published on the Vatican website and in the Acta Apostolicae Sedis, as authentic magisterium [velut Magisterium authenticum].” "

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Letting ‘Amoris laetitia’ Be Heard

19. okt. 2017 - 

"Most Catholics certainly haven’t read the exhortation; their knowledge of it is second hand, often filtered through fevered speculations about the pope’s “plot” to change the church or news reports about “filial corrections” from self-styled guardians of orthodoxy."

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The Irish Catholic: Building a doctrine to speak to real human situations

20. juli 2017 - 

"He had already pointed out earlier that day that the only mention of Communion in the main text of Amoris Laetitia is in section 186 of the document which deals with questions of social justice and how those who receive the sacrament while turning a blind eye to the poor and suffering, or accept other forms of division, contempt and inequality, receive the Eucharist unworthily."

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Crux: Reading ‘Amoris Laetitia’ in the New Light of Easter

21. april 2017 - 

"Jesuit Father James F. Keenan says Easter week is the perfect time to re-read Pope Francis’s 'Amoris Laetitia' - or read it for the first time. He says for Christians, newness is not a contradiction of the past; it’s born from it. The newness of 'Amoris Laetitia' brilliantly brings the tradition into the present, for the sake of the future."

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