The ball is now in Francis’ court…
The Synod’s Grand Finale:
Thanks to Ambiguity, All Doors Are Open — Both Sides claim Victory while Francis slams Conservatives in Closing Speech
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“Saint John Paul II offered a complex criterion that remains the basis for the evaluation of these situations: ‘…there’s a difference between those who sincerely tried to save their first marriage and were abandoned entirely unjustly, and those who through a grave fault destroyed [sic] a canonically valid marriage. Further, there are those who contracted a second union in view of the education of their children, and at times are subjectively certain in conscience that the preceding marriage, irreparably destroyed, was never valid’ (Familiaris Consortio, 1981, n.