Amoris Laetitia

Thumbnail robert spaemann vor dem obelisken vor santa maria sopra minerva 1461829743 A follow-up from Robert Spaemann on Amoris Laetitia

In April, Robert Spaemann, emeritus professor of philosophy at the University of Munich, attracted significant attention for an interview with...

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Thumbnail cologne cathedral germany credit namportnawak via flickr cc by nc nd 20 cna A look at the crisis of the Church in Germany

Berlin, Germany, Aug 23, 2016 / 03:04 am (CNA/EWTN News).- The plummeting number of priestly vocations in the Catholic Church in Germany is raising...

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Thumbnail pope francis Amid anti-Francis blowback, humor is a ray of hope

In the wake of the latest Roman expression of anti-Pope Francis backlash, in this case a satirical spoof of the Vatican newspaper L’Osservatore...

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Thumbnail opening mass for the assembly of synod of the bishops on the family 3 oct 2015 credit   mazur catholicnewsorguk cna 10 5 15 Amid controversy, council of cardinals backs Pope Francis

Vatican City, Feb 13, 2017 / 10:10 am (CNA/EWTN News).- In the wake of several contentious events surrounding the Vatican recently, Pope Francis'...

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Thumbnail shutterstock 177001175 ‘Amoris Laetitia’: Strong families are the bedrock of society

Recently we celebrated El Dia de la Hispanidad, or the Day of Hispanicity at my children’s parochial school. All but a handful of the children and...

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Thumbnail archbishop charles chaput speaks with cna in rome on sept 15 2014 credit joaqun peir prez cna cna 9 15 14 Archbishop Chaput clarifies 'Amoris Laetitia' committee

Archbishop Charles Chaput of Philadelphia described as “misleading” an article claiming that his leadership of a working group on the Pope’s most...

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Thumbnail pope francis 2 with archbishop charles chaput at the wednesday general audience in st peters square on june 24 2015 credit losservatore romano cna 6 24 15 Archbishop Chaput: Pope Francis shows continuity on divorce, remarriage

Philadelphia, Pa., Jul 7, 2016 / 03:25 pm (CNA/EWTN News).- Pope Francis’ teaching on divorce-and-remarriage and the sacraments represents Catholic...

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Thumbnail a couple newly married by pope francis receives communion in st peters basilica on sept 14 2014 credit lauren cater cna cna 9 15 14 Bishop Paprocki: Don't be misled, Archbishop Chaput got it right on marriage

Springfield, Ill., Jul 20, 2016 / 12:04 am (CNA/EWTN News).- Some news reports got it wrong: Philadelphia Archbishop Charles Chaput’s guidelines on...

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Thumbnail ring cna Bishops: Don't let the media guide Catholics on divorce

Edmonton, Canada, Sep 17, 2016 / 03:02 am (CNA/EWTN News).- Divorced Catholics who have remarried civilly are welcome to seek reconciliation with...

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Thumbnail cardinal carlo caffarra cna file photo cna Cardinal Caffarra explains the reasons behind the dubia

Bologna, Italy, Jan 16, 2017 / 04:44 pm (CNA/EWTN News).- In an interview with an Italian daily published Saturday, Cardinal Carlo Caffarra...

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Thumbnail card gerhard ludwig mller daniel ibez cna cna 6 14 16 Cardinal Mueller: There's no problem with doctrine in 'Amoris laetitia'

Vatican City, Jan 9, 2017 / 12:16 pm (CNA/EWTN News).- The Vatican’s doctrinal head has challenged several cardinals' public questioning of the...

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Thumbnail cardinal christoph schomborn 2 at press conference on post synodal apostolic exhortation amoris laetitia in vatican city on april 8 2016 credit daniel ibanez cna 4 8 16 Cardinal Schönborn praises 'Amoris Laetitia' stance on gay marriage

Pope Francis' new document on love in the family is welcome particularly for its steadfast adherence to Church teaching on homosexual acts and...

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Thumbnail empty classroom credit dystopos via flickr cc by nc 20 cna 2 4 15 Catholic school says it can't meet demands of transgendered student

Philadelphia, Pa., Sep 14, 2016 / 12:02 am (CNA/EWTN News).- A Catholic high school in New Jersey has denied a transgendered student admission...

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Thumbnail black white couple shutterstock cna size Could this save Catholic marriage prep?

With high divorce rates among Catholic couples – and marriage rates plummeting among millennials – Church leaders are scrambling to address the...

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Thumbnail cardinal gerhard muller Deafening silence on Müller confirms key insight on Pope Francis’ papacy

There’s an old philosophical head-scratcher that asks: If a tree falls in the forest and no one is there to hear it, does it make a noise? In...

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Thumbnail sad depressed credit tawee wongdee shutterstock cna Domestic abuse: the epidemic no one is talking about in parishes

Washington D.C., Oct 24, 2016 / 03:46 pm (CNA/EWTN News).- Domestic violence is a hidden epidemic that many clergy and laypersons are not properly...

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Thumbnail pope francis speaks to the crowd gathered in st peters square june 15 2015 credit  losservatore romano cna 6 15 15 Fear is an 'existential whip' that can destroy society, Pope warns

Vatican City, Nov 5, 2016 / 02:08 pm (CNA/EWTN News).- In a lengthy, wide-ranging speech to members of international NGOs, Pope Francis offered a...

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Thumbnail amorislaetitia francis1 First thoughts on “Amoris Laetitia” from Bishop Robert Barron

On a spring day about five years ago, when I was rector of Mundelein Seminary, Francis Cardinal George spoke to the assembled student body. He...

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