Amoris Laetitia

A man prays before dinner in 2014 at the Guadalupanos Homeless Project in Los Angeles. (CNS photo/David Maung, EPA) 
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Jim McDermottMarch 16, 2017
‘God is silent only to the extent that we are.’
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America FilmsMarch 10, 2017
It's the four year anniversary of Pope Francis' election to the papacy and we bring you Francis' Top Ten moments of the past four years.
Cardinal Vincent Nichols of Westminster, England, talks with Pope Francis as the arrive for the concluding session of the extraordinary Synod of Bishops on the family at the Vatican Oct. 18. At right is Cardinal Lorenzo Baldisseri, general secretary of the Synod of Bishops. (CNS photo/Paul Haring)
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“Creating space for a variety of pastoral responses is not decentralization. It’s a response to the realities in which people live.”
San Diego Bishop Robert W. McElroy speaks with people at the U.S.-Mexico border fence in San Diego during the 23rd Posada Sin Fronteras (Posada Without Borders) on Dec. 10, 2016. (CNS photo/David Maung)
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Jim McDermottFebruary 24, 2017

At the U.S. Regional World Meeting of Popular Movements in Modesto, California, San Diego Bishop Robert W.

Faith Dispatches
Gerard O'ConnellFebruary 22, 2017
“Amoris Laetitia” addresses the reality of Catholics in “non-legitimate unions” and opens the possibility for them to receive the Eucharist under certain conditions.
A journalist holds a copy of a book by Cardinal Francesco Coccopalmerio, president of the Pontifical Council for Legislative Texts, on Pope Francis' apostolic exhortation, "Amoris Laetitia," during its presentation at the Vatican on Feb. 14.(CNS photo/Paul Haring) 
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The intention to change "is exactly the theological element that allows absolution and access to the Eucharist as long as there is the impossibility of immediately changing the situation of sin."