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  • Argentine pastoral letter: ‘Accompaniment’ in marriage must be faithful

    Argentine pastoral letter: ‘Accompaniment’ in marriage must be faithful

    In a pastoral letter, Bishop Pedro Daniel Martinez Perea of San Luis, Argentina, calls ‘Amoris laetitia’ “a great catechesis on love in the family, which is the cell of society” and said it is “a great message of hope during our sojourn in this secularized and earthly world.” He added that marriage has a divinely ordered nature and purpose, and that sacramental marriage is “a public good in the Church, a common good.”

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  • From a communications point of view, ‘Amoris Laetitia’ is a shipwreck

    From a communications point of view, ‘Amoris Laetitia’ is a shipwreck

    Good communicators not only deal with facts, they also deal with appearances. They predict confusing or negative perceptions and navigate around them. This hasn’t been the case with ‘Amoris Laetitia,’ the document by Pope Francis on marriage and the family. The debate over a footnote means the rest of the positive and affirming message on Christian love and the sacrament of matrimony has been lost in the controversy.

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  • Papal confidante says ‘Amoris’ critics locked in ‘death-trap’ logic

    Papal confidante says ‘Amoris’ critics locked in ‘death-trap’ logic

    Archbishop Víctor Manuel Fernández, rector of the Catholic University in Buenos Aires and sometimes described as the pope’s amanuensis, has issued a systematic defense of “Amoris Laetitia,” Francis’s controversial document on the family, saying its critics are locked in a “death-trap” logic and their approach risks “a betrayal of the heart of the Gospel.”

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