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Ratzinger On the Pastoral Care of the Divorced and Remarried

Friday, December 2nd, 2011

In 1998 Cardinal Joseph Ratzinger introduced the volume entitled 'On the Pastoral Care of the Divorced and Remarried', published by the Libreria in the dicastery's series. The third part of this introduction has been recently republished by the L'osservatore Romano. In outline, he makes the following points there: (1) The possibilities of separation indicated in […]

The Church on Reception of Communion by Divorced and Remarried Catholics

Saturday, March 26th, 2011

While the present practice called for by the Church in regard to the reception (or non-reception) of Communion by divorced and married Catholics, a practice which emphasizes the objective and visible unity in the Church and in the life of faith that is appropriate to the Eucharist, may or may not be strictly a necessary […]