Divorced Catholics Archives - Crux



  • Conscience can’t be the final arbiter on who gets Communion

    Conscience can’t be the final arbiter on who gets Communion

    • Jan 8, 2017

    Typical pastors reading ‘Amoris’ are likely to stumble into accepting its central flaw, namely, assuming that an individual Catholic’s assessment of his or her own conscience is the sole criterion that governs a minister’s decision to give holy Communion to a member of the faithful.

  • Pope okays Argentine doc on Communion for divorced and remarried

    Pope okays Argentine doc on Communion for divorced and remarried

    • Sep 12, 2016

    Although a recently published set of guidelines for implementing Pope Francis’s document on the family in Argentina may have been only preliminary, the pontiff appears to have endorsed their main conclusion, which is that Amoris Laetitia opened the door to Communion for the divorced and remarried.

  • ‘Amoris Laetitia’ at three months: Communion question still debated

    ‘Amoris Laetitia’ at three months: Communion question still debated

    • Jul 8, 2016

    In early July, three separate statements by senior Catholic prelates on the implications of Pope Francis’ recent document on the family, Amoris Laetitia, indicate that the debate it opened, especially on Communion for the divorced and civilly remarried, is far from resolved.

Most Read

Latest Stories