Amoris Laetitia

The cardinal said that Tradition is ‘not a stagnant lake’

Those who want to change practice on Communion for divorced-and-remarried couples could exploit a rather awkward sentence

Cardinal Wuerl says apostolic exhortation ‘is a call to compassionate accompaniment’

Talk of paradigm shifts ‘seems to be a relapse into a modernist and subjectivist way of interpreting the Catholic faith’, he said

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The cardinal’s much-discussed lecture was worryingly ambiguous – and in one important place just incorrect

Cardinal Cupich called for a ‘paradigm shift’ in pastoral practice and said that the Pope recognised the need to ‘listen’ to abuse survivors

Cardinal Wim Eijk said the Pope should issue a document saying marriage is ‘one and unbreakable’

The Archdiocese of Braga suggested a period of discernment of around six months

The cardinal said Amoris marked a ‘new spirit’ and ‘new approach’