Amoris Laetitia

Thumbnail pope francis celebrates mass in st peters basilica on september 2 2015 credit   losservatore romano cna 9 15 15 A deeper look at the 'filial correction' of Pope Francis

After Catholic scholars issued what they termed a “filial correction” of Pope Francis, what exactly were their charges and how should a Catholic...

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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 pope francis john allen Amid avalanche, real questions about the papacy risk being obscured

In recent days, Pope Francis has been subject to three extraordinary accusations, each coming from disparate sources and covering different ground....

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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 raymond burke at ewtn studio in rome during the canonization of pope st john paul ii and pope st john xxiii credit steven driscoll cna Cardinal Burke: Church divisions show urgent need for clarity

Amid the ongoing debate surrounding “Amoris Laetitia,” dubia author Cardinal Raymond Burke said in a new interview that he’s wrongly depicted as...

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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 cardinal carlo caffarra emeritus archbishop of bologna cna Cardinal Carlo Caffarra, second of four 'dubia' cardinals, dies at 79

On Tuesday the Vatican announced that Cardinal Carlo Caffarra, Archbishop Emeritus of Bologna, has died at the age of 79.  He was known for...

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Thumbnail cardinal joachim meisner credit raimond spekking cc by sa 40 cna Cardinal Joachim Meisner, one of four 'dubia’ cardinals, dies at age 83

Bad Füssing, Germany, Jul 5, 2017 / 05:25 am (CNA/EWTN News).- Cardinal Joachim Meisner, archbishop emeritus of Cologne, Germany and one of four...

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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 gerhard mller prefect of the congregation for the doctrine of the faith at the vatican during the synod on the family oct 13 2014 credit daniel ibanez cna Cardinal Müller: there's no problem between me, Pope Francis

Vatican City, Jul 2, 2017 / 09:40 am (CNA/EWTN News).- In a brief interview given just hours after hearing that he would no longer be heading 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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