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  • ‘Amoris Laetitia’ is built on traditional Thomist morality, pope says

    ‘Amoris Laetitia’ is built on traditional Thomist morality, pope says

    Pope Francis told a group of Jesuits in Colombia that many of the commentaries on his post-synodal apostolic exhortation on the family, ‘Amoris Laetitia,’ are “respectable because they were made by children of God,” but they are “wrong.” To those who maintain that the morality underlying the document is not “a Catholic morality,” the pope said, “I want to repeat clearly that the morality of ‘Amoris Laetitia’ is Thomist.”

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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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  • Marijuana scores badly in ‘entirely predictable’ report

    Marijuana scores badly in ‘entirely predictable’ report

    In 2016, a report was released that showed some of the negative impacts marijuana legalization has had on the state of Colorado overall and specifically on the city of Denver. Those stats, however, were not enough to deter other states from voting for legalization in the last election.

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  • ‘Amoris Laetitia’ doesn’t undermine Church teaching on sin

    ‘Amoris Laetitia’ doesn’t undermine Church teaching on sin

    ‘Amoris Laetitia’ has caused a shift in moral theology — but no innovation: As many have pointed out, it’s wholly consonant even with recent papal teaching, and is rooted in an ancient pastoral tradition. To walk with people living in objective states of sin but with diminished subjective culpability, helping them to do God’s will in their concrete state with the help of the sacraments, doesn’t undermine teaching on sin, but puts into practice the merciful pedagogy of God.

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  • Three ways to vote on Tuesday with a clean conscience

    In a distressing 2016 race, Catholics can vote with a clean conscience in one of three ways — voting “against” someone rather than “for” anyone, supporting a third party candidate, or simply not voting for president at all and focusing down-ballot.

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