• Amoris Laetitia, chapter 8 – Accompanying, discerning and integrating weakness

    • Apr 8, 2016

    291.  The Synod Fathers stated that, although the Church realizes that any breach of the marriage bond “is against the will of God”, she is also “conscious of the frailty of many of her children”.311 Illumined by the gaze of Jesus Christ, “she turns with love to those who participate

  • Amoris Laetitia, chapter 5 – Love made fruitful

    • Apr 8, 2016

    165.  Love always gives life. Conjugal love “does not end with the couple… The couple, in giving themselves to one another, give not just themselves but also the reality of children, who are a living reflection of their love, a permanent sign of their conjugal unity and a living and

  • Amoris Laetitia, chapter 3 – Looking to Jesus: The vocation of the family

    • Apr 8, 2016

    58.  In and among families, the Gospel message should always resound; the core of that message, the kerygma, is what is “most beautiful, most excellent, most appealing and at the same time most necessary”.50 This message “has to occupy the centre of all evangelizing activity”.51 It is the first and