Amoris Laetitia

Cardinal Joseph W. Tobin of Newark, N.J., center, talks with Bishop James F. Checchio of Metuchen, N.J., left, and U.S. Archbishop James P. Green, in Rome in June 2017. (CNS photo/Paul Haring) 
Michael J. O’Loughlin April 13, 2018
At Villanova, the Newark archbishop spoke of “paradigm shifts” in the church and said “only the Lord" can judge who belongs among the faithful.
German Cardinal Walter Kasper, retired president of the Pontifical Council for Promoting Christian Unity, arrives for the concluding session of the extraordinary Synod of Bishops on the family at the Vatican in October 2014. (CNS photo/Paul Haring) 
Michael J. O’Loughlin March 05, 2018
Cardinal Kasper rejected claims from some Catholics who accuse Pope Francis of undermining church teaching on marriage.
Washington Cardinal Donald W. Wuerl greets young people during a pro-life youth rally and Mass at Capital One Arena in Washington Jan. 19 before the annual March for Life. (CNS photo/Jaclyn Lippelmann, Catholic Standard)
Michael J. O’Loughlin March 03, 2018
“The rule to follow in all cases,” the reflection says of family ministry, “is the love and mercy of the Lord.”
Michael J. O’Loughlin February 09, 2018
Pope Francis has encouraged church leaders to accept “a healthy dose of self-criticism.”
The conversation often circled back to the question of whether Francis was fundamentally altering the church, and if his doing so could result in a “break” or schism.
This is a promotional image for World Meeting of Families to be held Aug. 21-26, 2018, in Dublin. The theme of the meeting is "The Gospel of the Family: Joy for the World." (CNS illustration/World Meeting of Families) 
Gerard O’Connell January 25, 2018
Cardinal Kevin Farrell announced today that Pope Francis plans to attend the ninth World Meeting of Families, from Aug. 21 to 26,