Faith and Justice: Amoris Laetitia cries for discussion. To assist, I have drawn up study questions for individual reading or group discussions.
The Peace Pulpit: Pope Francis gives us an extraordinary example of shepherding modeled on the example of Jesus.
A broad middle exists in the reaction to Pope Francis' exhortation, with a great deal of goodwill and encouragement taken from the document.
Pope's quotes: Some of our favorite quotes from Pope Francis.
Letter-writers include Irish Redemptorist Fr. Tony Flannery, Paul Collins, Fr. Roy Bourgeois, Loretto Sr. Jeannine Gramick, St. Joseph Sr. Elizabeth Johnson, and Australian Bishop William Morris.
NCR Today: In offering such a welcome to the 12 Syrians living as refugees on Lesbos island, Pope Francis gave us another example of taking the Gospel seriously.
Distinctly Catholic: Tony Spence's forced resignation warrants attention for reasons that transcend the particulars of the case.
Commentary: Amoris Laetitia is not as inclusive as it ought to be, but read expansively, it is a demanding and compelling vision of love.
Commentary: We should "show affection and concern" for each other, Pope Francis writes in Amoris Laetitia, even as we engage in difficult discussion.