Divorce

Thumbnail wedding bands credit isak55 via wwwshutterstockcom cna 12 10 15 Amid rising divorce rates, Malawi bishops hold marriage conference

Divorce rates in Malawi have increased in the past few years, leading the local Catholic Church to emphasize the importance of family life and...

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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 bishop thomas j tobin of providence rhode island file photo cna cna 9 16 14 Bishop Tobin on divorce: Changes needed in approach, not teaching

The dilemma of divorced and remarried Catholics should prompt consideration of changes in the Church’s approach to annulments and the Eucharist,...

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Thumbnail cardinal raymond burke prefect of the supreme tribunal of the apostolic signatura speaks with cna in rome on sept 15 2014 credit joaqu n peir  p rez cna 2 cna 9 15 14 Cardinal Burke: Media hijacking Synod on the Family

Next month's Synod on the Family has undergone an attempted hijacking by some media sources, which are fueling expectations that impossible changes...

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Thumbnail the eucharist is distributed during mass with pope francis in romes campo verano cemetery for all saints day on nov 1 2013 credit lauren cater cna cna 11 1 13 Cardinal: Divorced, remarried Catholics need support for conversion, not changes on communion

Catholics who have divorced and remarried need help for the “difficult climb” of conversion and spiritual growth, not a change in Church practice...

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Thumbnail decision marriage divorce annulment photo by george hodan cc0 10 cna us catholic news 10 1 13 Cleveland diocese ends annulment fees

In an effort to help more Catholics return to the practice of their faith, the Diocese of Cleveland, Ohio, will eliminate all fees for marriage...

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Thumbnail decision marriage divorce annulment photo by george hodan cc0 10 cna us catholic news 10 1 13 Divorce numbers rise among older Americans, fall among younger couples

Washington D.C., Mar 10, 2017 / 02:05 pm (CNA/EWTN News).- The divorce rate has doubled for Americans over age 50, and tripled among Americans over...

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Thumbnail father frederico lombardi cna vatican catholic news 10 29 10 Doubts increase over pope's alleged phone call on divorce

Media frenzy over an alleged phone call Pope Francis made to a divorced and remarried woman allowing her to receive Communion has seen a rise in...

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Thumbnail marriage couple holding hands credit scribbletaylor via flickr cc by nc 20 cna 11 19 14 For Bishop Olmsted, Pope Francis shows continuity on marriage

Phoenix, Ariz., Sep 23, 2016 / 12:02 am (CNA/EWTN News).- Pope Francis has not changed Catholic practice on Holy Communion for the divorced and...

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Thumbnail cardinal walter kasper at the presentation on armenian genocide april 24 2015 credit bohumil petrik cna 4 24 15 For Cardinal Kasper, 'Amoris laetitia' allows new pastoral practices

Munich, Germany, Oct 28, 2016 / 05:07 pm (CNA/EWTN News).- In a recent article for a German journal, Cardinal Walter Kasper – a protagonist for the...

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Thumbnail pope francis meets with german bishops during their ad limina visit vatican city nov 20 2015 credit losservatore romano cna 11 20 15 German bishops say the divorced-and-remarried may receive Communion

Cologne, Germany, Feb 1, 2017 / 11:29 am (CNA/EWTN News).- The German bishops have published their own guidelines on Amoris laetitia allowing, in...

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Thumbnail shutterstock 154250726 How to heal after a divorce

Her husband had left her and she felt lost. Like many experiencing divorce or separation, Julie Monell-Auzenne wasn’t sure where to turn for help....

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Thumbnail press conference on post synodal apostolic exhortation amoris laetitia 1 in vatican city on april 8 2016 credit daniel ibanez cna 4 8 16 Integration requires conversion: reflections on Amoris laetitia

Reflecting on Pope Francis' apostolic exhortation on love in the family, two professors at the John Paul II Institute have emphasized the close...

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Thumbnail post francis post synodal apostolic exhortation amoris laetitia in vatican city on april 8 2016 credit daniel ibanez cna 4 8 16 Interpreting Amoris Laetitia 'through the lens of Catholic tradition'

While some passages in Pope Francis’ new document may be unclear and open to multiple interpretations, the correct view is that which aligns with...

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Thumbnail ring cna In Texas legislature, second thoughts about 'no-fault' divorce

Austin, Texas, Jan 12, 2017 / 04:30 pm (CNA/EWTN News).- Changes to divorce law are up for consideration in the Texas legislature, with supporters...

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Thumbnail newly married couple 3 in st peters square during the wednesday general audience on oct 14 2015 credit daniel ibanez cna 10 14 15 Marriage is disappearing in Italy

Italy is facing a swift and dramatic collapse of the institution of marriage, according to a prominent Italian demographer and statistician. “We...

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