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Amoris Laetitia

by Courtney Mares Rome, Italy, Sep 15, 2021 / 09:20 am Pope Francis said Wednesday that the Catholic Church is firm in its stance on abortion because “abortion is murder,” and urged priests to be pastoral rather than political when faced with the question of who can receive Communion. Answering

By Hannah Brockhaus Vatican City, Aug 6, 2021 / 08:10 am The Vatican is launching a research project on the family to be carried out by Catholic universities around the world. The results of the project, called the Catholic Global Compact on the Family, will be presented at an event

Vatican City, Jul 2, 2021 / 07:40 am Pope Francis called Friday for local gatherings to be held across the globe at the same time as next year’s World Meeting of Families in Rome. “At past meetings, most families stayed at home,” the pope said in a video message July

by CNA Staff Rome Newsroom, Jun 13, 2021 / 08:50 am An online Vatican meeting on Amoris Laetitia brought together hundreds of people this week to discuss how to better support sacramental marriages and families in the Catholic Church. Organized by the Dicastery for Laity, Family, and Life, the four-day webinar

CNA Staff, Apr 22, 2021 / 07:00 am America/Denver (CNA). The Vatican unveiled Thursday the official prayer of the 2022 World Meeting of Families in Rome. The Diocese of Rome and the Dicastery for Laity, Family, and Life also released April 22 the official hashtag — #WMOF2022 — of the

Vatican City, Dec 27, 2020 / 04:16 am MT (CNA).- Pope Francis announced Sunday a special year dedicated to the family, marking the fifth anniversary of the publication of his apostolic exhortation Amoris Laetitia In his Angelus address Dec. 27, the feast of the Holy Family, the pope noted that

Vatican City, Dec 21, 2019 / 04:00 am (CNA).- When Church historians look back on the last ten years, they’ll have several historic and important moments to study. And Catholics who’ve lived through the last decade may feel that changes, often one right after another, were both dizzying and exciting.

By Ed Condon Baltimore, Md., Nov 11, 2019 / 10:03 am (CNA).- The apostolic nuncio to the United States told the nation’s bishops that their commitment to evangelization is the measure of their communion with Pope Francis. Archbishop Christoph Pierre addressed the bishops during the opening session of the USCCB

By Cindy Wooden Catholic News Service VATICAN CITY  — Pope Francis thanked a group of bishops in Argentina for providing their priests with concrete guidelines for implementing the section of his apostolic exhortation on the family about circumstances in which divorced and civilly remarried couples might eventually be allowed to

Unsurprisingly, the media coverage of Amoris Laetitia continues an age-old misunderstanding of all things Catholic. The media elites can only report our news as as either “progressive” or “traditional.” This stems from a utilitarian and secularized understanding of human “progress.” To the post-modern mind all religions are essentially man-made institutions,