Amoris Laetitia

A firefighter places a wreath at the foot of a tall statue of Mary overlooking the Spanish Steps in Rome Dec. 8, the feast of the Immaculate Conception. Rome's firefighters have observed the tradition every year since 1857. (CNS photo/Paul Haring)
Faith Dispatches
Gerard O'ConnellDecember 08, 2016
The pope appealed to Our Lady to teach people to care for others “without egoistic interests or hypocrisy.”
Faith News
Pope Francis said the "richest experience" of the church operating in a way that is not strictly "top down" came from the two meetings of the Synod of Bishops on the family.
Faith Signs Of the Times

The church is not a prop for one’s ego, a soapbox for ideas or a suit of armor protecting a sad life, Pope Francis said in an interview published in the Nov. 18 edition of Avvenire, an Italian Catholic newspaper.

Faith News
After not receiving a response from the pope, the cardinals released their letter to the public.
Faith Video
America FilmsMay 01, 2016
America's editors offer five takeaways from from Pope Francis' new apostolic exhortation on the family, "Amoris Laetitia"
Pope Francis greets newly married couples during his general audience in St. Peter's Square at the Vatican in this Sept. 30, 2015, file photo.
Faith Synod on the Family
James Martin, SJApril 08, 2016
Pope Francis’s groundbreaking new document asks the church to meet people where they are and to consider the complexities of people’s lives, to consider the complexities of people’s lives and to respect people’s consciences.