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'Amoris Laetitia': Francis challenges the church

Wednesday 13 April 2016

Michael Sean Winters, National Catholic Reporter.

‘AT TIMES we find it hard to make room for God’s unconditional love in our pastoral activity. We put so many conditions on mercy that we empty it of its concrete meaning and real significance. That is the worst way of watering down the Gospel.’

Pope Francis in his new apostolic exhortation Amoris Laetitia. (Paragraph 311.)

Violence against women as a threat to the family.

Monday 11 April 2016

America magazine

THANKS TO Pope Francis, apostolic exhortations are now big events and news stories. In the 263 pages of ‘Amoris Laetitia’ (‘The Joy of Love’), Pope Francis offers what we have come to expect from him—a thoughtful, nuanced and substantial text that defies easy interpretation. It is also a text that looks to the margins, something else that is a clear Pope Francis trademark. He is attentive to the pressures and struggles of families living in poverty, but he also highlights another group on the margins: victims of domestic violence.

Pope Francis releases his long-awaited exhortation, ‘Amoris Laetitia’ (The Joy of Love)

Friday 8 April 2016

Media and Communications Office

IN ROME TODAY, Pope Francis' has finally released his postsynodal apostolic exhortation on the family, ‘Amoris Laetitia’ (‘The Joy of Love), in which the Holy Father presents and develops the results of the two Synods on the subject of the family.

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