Amoris Laetitia

Supporters of same-sex marriage in Ireland react to their victory in a May 23, 2015, national referendum. (CNS photo/Aidan Crawley, EPA) 
Faith Dispatches
Michael J. O’LoughlinOctober 20, 2017
Some church leaders in Ireland say the World Meeting of Families, to be held next year in Dublin, should be open to all kinds of families, including gay couples.
Pope Francis greets family members during an audience with participants in an international congress on protecting children in a digital world, at the Vatican Oct. 6. (CNS photo/L'Osservatore Romano)
Faith News
Michael J. O’LoughlinOctober 06, 2017
“Amoris Laetitia” has yet to resonate with many black Catholics in the United States.
Faith News
'Amoris Laetitia' is built on traditional Thomist morality, Pope Francis told a group of Jesuits in Colombia.
Cardinal Marc Ouellet, prefect of the Congregation for Bishops, at St. Mary's Seminary & University in Roland Park, MD. on Nov. 15, 2016. (CNS photo/courtesy Will Kirk)
Faith News
The Canadian cardinal, who serves as the Vatican's prefect of the Congregation for Bishops, told Canadian bishops the document does not signal "changes to doctrine or to sacramental discipline," but represents a pastoral approach that takes into consideration "the good of the person," according to
Faith Short Take
Pascal-Emmanuel GobrySeptember 25, 2017
The failure is not one of communication; it is one of charity. The pope wants us to debate. I say: Do it better.
Newlyweds are seen on top the Empire State Building in New York City, 2015 (CNS photo/John Taggart, EPA).
Faith Vatican Dispatch
Gerard O’ConnellSeptember 19, 2017
The mandate for the new institute has “Amoris Laetitia” as its lodestar.