Exhortation Amoris Laetitia:
They do not say how they obtained it, or who put it together, but the indult/semi-trad blog Rorate Caeli has just published a summary of the “post-synodal Apostolic exhortation” Amoris Laetitia, which will be officially released tomorrow (April 8) at a press conference scheduled to begin at 11:30 am Rome time (5:30 am ET). Novus Ordo Watch will provide full coverage.
Click here to read the alleged summary:
The summary is divided into the following sections, with the paragraphs of the exhortation referenced in parentheses:
- Introduction (1-7)
- Chapter One: “In the light of the Word” (8-30)
- Chapter two: “The experiences and challenges of families” (31-57)
- Chapter three: “Looking to Jesus: The vocation of the family” (58-88)
- Chapter four: “Love in marriage” (89-164)
- Chapter five: “Love made fruitful” (165-198)
- Chapter six: “Some pastoral perspectives” (199-258)
- Chapter seven: “Towards a better education of children” (259-290)
- Chapter eight: “Guiding, discerning and integrating weakness” (291-312)
- Chapter nine: “The spirituality of marriage and the family” (313-325)
At 325 paragraphs, the document fails to surprise as far as its length goes.… READ MORE
Vatican: SSPX Need Not Adhere to All of Vatican II for Canonical Recognition
“Abp.” Guido Pozzo
In American politics, this would be called an “October surprise”. In the Vatican II religion, it is just another whim of Francis’ god of surprises: As the ink on the dreaded post-synodal exhortation Amoris Laetitia has not even dried yet, the Vatican announces a curious concession to the Lefebvrist Society of St. Pius X: Adherence to all of Vatican II is not a requirement for canonical recognition by the “Holy See”. Thus says “Archbishop” Guido Pozzo, Secretary of the Vatican’s Ecclesia Dei Commission in charge of dealing with the SSPX.… READ MORE
One more day till release…
The Day Before:
Novus Ordo Adherents Apprehensive about Post-Synodal “Apostolic Exhortation” Amoris Laetitia
Don’t worry, buddy, Jimmy Akin’s got this!
What, oh what will Francis do?
Nothing shows trust and confidence in the Petrine office as the guarantee of orthodoxy and sound morals better than hysterically anticipating the theological equivalent of a nuclear detonation because “the Pope” will make a decision about whether publicly unrepentant adulterers can receive “Holy Communion”. In the Catholic Church, there would be nothing to decide on this topic. If a document were to be issued on it, it would contain one word: “No!”… READ MORE