Post-Synod document to be released April 8

Post-Synod document to be released April 8


Catholic World News – March 31, 2016

The long-awaited document by Pope Francis, concluding the work of the Synod on the Family, will be released on Friday, April 8, the Vatican has announced.

The papal document, an apostolic exhortation, will be entitled Amoris Laetitia, the Vatican press office disclosed. It will be introduced at a press conference featuring Cardinal Lorenzo Baldisseri, the general secretary of the Synod of Bishops; and Cardinal Christoph Schönborn of Vienna.

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2 comments on “Post-Synod document to be released April 8

  1. Vatican: “All Bishops Should Prepare the Faithful for the Post-Synodal Letter

    Text: Giuseppe Nardi
    Trans: Tancred

    (Rome) The publication of the post-synodal letter is imminent. All the bishops of the world will be prompted via e-mail by the Pontifical Council for the Family to prepare the faithful and the public for the adoption of post-synodal letter of Pope Francis on Marriage and Family.

    As reported by La Croix , the daily newspaper of the French Bishops’ Conference the electronic notification comes from Curial Archbishop Vincenzo Paglia, President of the Pontifical Council for the Family . He urged all bishops to convene a press conference – if possible everywhere at the same time, namely, simultaneously, with the press conference in Rome – to present the post-synodal letter of Pope Francis about the family.
    The letter is the result of double Synod on marriage and family, which took place in 2014 and, 2015. It is to replace the Apostolic Exhortation Familiaris Consortio (1981) by Pope John Paul II. During the double synod at the Vatican, there had been violent conflicts between the members of the synod who defended the sacrament of marriage and the Christian moral teachings, and a beneficiary of Pope Francis’ minority, Cardinal Walter Kasper, who wants to enforce a change in the Church’s teaching by way of a change in practice.
    The “Kasperians” have called de facto, for a recognition of divorce and homosexuality. Curial Archbishop Vincenzo Paglia, a member of the Community of Sant’Egidio , stood on the side of the Kasperians.

    Paglia’s invitation to the bishops stated that the idea of ​​the post-synodal letter recommended that the press conference should have “an expert on family ministry” done primarily by “a theologian or a pair” who are capable of speaking “to a large audience.”
    According to leaks, the post-synodal includes a good 200 pages. The probability that it will be read by a wide audience is therefore extremely low. What overall impression it will give, therefore, is highly dependent on the presentation, the keywords which will be stressed and their playback from the media.

  2. Let’s face it, anything that has roots to people like Walter Kasper, Vincenzo Paglia and Jorge Bergoglio like this post-synodal letter isn’t going to be theologically or dogmatically orthodox Catholic.
    Unless some miracle happens between now and April 8 where the text gets changed to uphold Catholic dogma Satan will be laughing.
    Lord help us.

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