• No-fault divorce law faces legal challenge in Nebraska

    No-fault divorce law faces legal challenge in Nebraska

    • Sep 4, 2020

    A devoutly Catholic husband who refused to grant his wife a divorce on religious grounds urged Nebraska’s highest court Thursday to overturn the state’s no-fault divorce law in a case that could leave Nebraska as the only state without a law that lets couples end their marriage without assigning blame.

  • 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.