“Amoris Laetitia” is above all a pastoral document, which the pope intends to serve as “an aid to reflection, dialogue and pastoral practice, and as a help and encouragement to families in their daily commitments and challenges.” We hope this round up of in-depth coverage and expert analysis will serve to deepen your own reflection and open a fruitful dialogue about the joys and trials of families today.
Pope Francis’ Exhortation on the Family an ‘Organic Development of Doctrine’ By Gerard O’Connell
Reactions Roll In to Apostolic Exhortation from Pope Francis By Kevin Clarke
Top Ten Takeaways from ‘Amoris Laetitia’ By James Martin, S.J.
Francis, Family and Feminism: Changing the conversation around complementarity By Megan K. McCabe
In Good Conscience: What ‘Amoris Laetitia’ can teach us about responsible decision making By James T. Bretzke
Look to the Margins: Violence against women as a threat to the family By Meghan Clark
Discernment: A Key to Understanding ‘Amoris Laetitia’ By James Martin, S.J.
A Joyful Vision of Christian Marriage By Robert P. Imbelli
The Listening Pope: Surprising sources of “Amoris Laetitia” By Kevin Ahern
A Pastor to His People: For Francis, the ‘good of souls’ comes first. By Drew Christiansen, S.J.
Pope Francis Opens Doors to the Integration into Church Life of Catholics in Irregular Situations By Gerard O’Connell
Podcast: What’s Conscience Got to Do With It? By The Editors
Source: America Magazine