Bishop Jaime Soto speaks on Amoris Laetitia

California Catholic Daily exclusive. The Sacramento Catholic Forum, which kicked off its year on January 25th, was founded to provide formation, fellowship, and networking opportunities to Catholics in the Diocese of Sacramento. Their first breakfast meeting of the year –

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2017-02-01T17:18:29-08:00January 31st, 2017|Categories: Other News|Tags: , , , |4 Comments

As recent guidelines show, ‘Amoris’ argument is far from over

Charged debate around the implications of footnote 351 of Pope Francis’s Amoris Laetitia, the document with which he closed a three-year process involving two Synods of Bishops on the family, has been going on for almost 10 months, and there no signs it’ll

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2017-01-21T10:28:39-08:00January 21st, 2017|Categories: Other News|Tags: |5 Comments

Another bishop says chastity key to Communion debate

Pope Francis’ teaching on marriage aims to help people in difficult family situations without departing from the broader context of Catholic teaching, Bishop Steven J. Lopes of the Personal Ordinariate of St. Peter has explained in a new pastoral letter.

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Cardinal Müller: Amoris Laetitia hasn’t changed Church discipline

The Vatican’s doctrinal head has challenged several cardinals' public questioning of the doctrinal validity of Amoris laetitia, saying the document is “very clear” on doctrine, and that making the discussion public is harmful to the Church. “Everyone, above all the

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2017-01-10T10:57:19-08:00January 10th, 2017|Categories: Other News|Tags: , |32 Comments

African cardinal asks: What about Communion for polygamists?

Every now and then someone says something interesting on Twitter. Just yesterday Cardinal Napier, the Archbishop of Durban, reminded us all of something we ought not to forget. https://twitter.com/CardinalNapier/status/816969704489308160?ref_src=twsrc%5Etfw Cardinal Napier describes a real and pressing question: polygamy is widespread

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2017-01-11T13:42:28-08:00January 6th, 2017|Categories: Other News|Tags: , , |35 Comments

No public ‘correction’ of Pope Francis, according to Cardinal Brandmüller

The following comes from a December 27 Catholic Culture article: Cardinal Walter Brandmüller—one of the four cardinals who submitted dubia to Pope Francis regarding the interpretation of Amoris Laetitia—has said that any “correction” of the Pontiff would be done privately.

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2016-12-28T09:57:44-08:00December 28th, 2016|Categories: Other News|Tags: |8 Comments