Amoris Laetitia

Cardinal Christoph Schonborn speaks about Amoris Laetitia and family life ahead of addressing the "Let's Talk Family: Let's Be Family" conference in Limerick, Ireland.
The former head of the Vatican's doctrine office denied reports claiming he was dismissed by Pope Francis due to differences in doctrinal matters.
Young people talk during a conference in Rome April 6. The conference was in preparation for next year's Synod of Bishops on young people, the faith and vocational discernment and World Youth Day in 2019. (CNS photo/courtesy Dicastery for Laity, Family and Life)
Gerard O’Connell July 07, 2017
As head of a new Vatican department, Cardinal Farrell is in a position to bring lay people into positions of leadership in the church.
Cardinal Joachim Meisner of Cologne, Germany, is seen in this 2005 file photo. The 83-year-old cardinal died unexpectedly in his sleep July 5 while on vacation in southern Germany. (CNS photo/Bob Roller)
The 83-year-old cardinal died unexpectedly in his sleep July 5 while on vacation in southern Germany.
Cardinal Gerhard Müller greeting Pope Francis during the 2014 synod on the family. (CNS photo/Paul Haring)
Gerard O’Connell July 01, 2017
This appointment ensures that the C.D.F. is rowing with and not against the pope on key issues, including the interpretation of “Amoris Laetitia,” synodality and cooperation with the commission for the protection of minors.
Maureen K. Day June 30, 2017
The laypeople were the experts—the ones who live the challenges of family life every day—at the San Diego synod responding to Pope Francis' “Amoris Laetitia."