Cardinal Wuerl mounts strong defense of ‘Amoris’ and Pope Francis

In the opening lecture for Georgetown University’s Sacred Lecture Series, Cardinal Donald Wuerl of Washington defended Pope Francis’s efforts to decentralize Church governance, his approach to synodality, and ‘Amoris Laetitia.’

In his opening lecture for Georgetown University’s Sacred Lecture Series, Cardinal Donald Wuerl of Washington offered a strong defense of Amoris Laetitia and Pope Francis’s efforts to decentralize Church governance.

Drawing on his participation in the 2014 and 2015 synods, which focused on family life, Wuerl described them as “the most open, engaging and reflective of episcopal collaboration and consultation” of the eleven in which he’s been a participant.

The Cardinal’s lecture was organized around four pillars in which he believes Francis has offered the Church fresh perspectives: listening, accompanying, discerning, and evangelizing.

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