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Against Inevitable Adultery

Stephen Walford's Pope Francis, the Family and Divorce: In Defense of Truth and Mercy experiments with the idea that it is excessive to ask divorced-and-remarried couples to choose between receiving the Eucharist and having sex. Continue Reading »

The Two Faces of Amoris Laetitia

Two completely different—and logically incompatible—arguments in favor of communion for the divorced and remarried have figured in the synodal process that led up to Amoris Laetitia. Despite their incompatibility, both arguments can be found in Amoris itself, at least according to many of the document’s interpreters. Continue Reading »

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