Category: Cardinal Caffarra


Not a sidestep, but an affirmation

For two years, critics of Amoris Laetitia have pointed to Poland as a celebrated example of a national bishops’ conference upholding their view of “orthodoxy.” Beginning in 2016, when a senior Polish bishop vowed to never allow communion to the divorced and remarried under any circumstances, the common view was that the Polish Church rejects the pastoral model that Pope Francis laid out in chapter 8 of the document and further clarified with the affirmation...


Fatima and the War on Marriage

«Divorce is an evil and the increasing number of divorces is very troubling. Hence, our most important pastoral task with regard to families is to strengthen their love, helping to heal wounds and working to prevent the spread of this drama of our times.»  — Pope Francis, Amoris Laetitia #247 On my previous articles, I explained that it is wrong to hold Fatima itself accountable for the misinterpretations conspiracy theorists willingly create out of it...