Amoris Laetitia

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) 
Politics & Society News
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."
Pope Francis leads the 18th meeting of his Council of Cardinals at the Vatican Feb. 13. (CNS photo/L'Osservatore Romano, handout)
Faith News
The statement came after a handful of public challenges to Pope Francis' teaching and authority
Faith Features
Michael J. O'LoughlinJanuary 12, 2017
A confident pope sets a new example for governing the church. For Francis, tension is a sign of life.
Louis J. CameliJanuary 05, 2017
The dubia stem from a fundamental misunderstanding of the nature of 'Amoris Laetitia' and the renewal that began with Vatican II.
Faith Signs Of the Times
Michael J. O'LoughlinDecember 22, 2016
As the head of the Archdiocese of Brisbane on the east coast of Australia, the archbishop was a delegate to the meeting of the Synod of Bishops in Rome in 2015.
Archbishop Mark Coleridge of Brisbane, Australia, is seen at the Vatican Oct. 14, 2015 (CNS photo/Paul Haring).
Faith Dispatches
Michael J. O'LoughlinDecember 09, 2016
The pope is "bringing out into the very public setting of the papacy what any pastor does in his parish or diocese."