Amoris Laetitia

Father James Martin, S.J. and Ross Douthat at the Civility in America Part 1: Religion event held at The Sheen Center on Dec. 13th. (America/Antonio DeLoera-Brust).
Angelo Jesus Canta December 14, 2017
Is there a duty for Christians to represent a certain kind of voice in the public discourse?
Argentina's flag is seen as Pope Francis greets the crowd during his general audience in St. Peter's Square at the Vatican on Oct. 11. (CNS photo/Paul Haring)
Pope Francis said the bishops' document "explains precisely the meaning of Chapter VIII of 'Amoris Laetitia.'
Bishops listen to a speaker Nov. 13 during the fall general assembly of the U.S. Conference of Catholic Bishops in Baltimore (CNS photo/Bob Roller). 
Michael J. O’Loughlin November 14, 2017
Bishop Richard Malone told bishops that the plan would “encourage a broader reading of ‘Amoris Laetitia’ and seek to advance more conversation” around “strengthening marriage and family life.”
Pope Francis is silhouetted after his private audience with President of Sierra Leone Ernest Bai Koroma, at the Vatican, Saturday, Nov. 11, 2017. (Tony Gentile/Pool Photo via AP)
Pope Francis said that priests must inform Catholic consciences “but not replace them.”
John J. Strynkowski November 02, 2017
Cardinal Joseph Ratzinger urged that dissent from ordinary Magisterium should be disclosed privately to church authority.
Thomas J. Reese October 23, 2017
It is time for the laity to speak out and act like true disciples of Christ in spreading the joy of the Gospel.