Motu proprio ‘The Lord Jesus, the Gentle Judge’ is intended to show the Church’s “closeness to wounded families”.
Archbishop Martin tells Synod press conference Church must accompany vocation of marriage just as it accompanies vocation to priesthood.
“It will probably not help Catholics who are validly married and who unfortunately are in trouble with their relationship.”
The sacrament of marriage is a sacrament given for the building up of the Church.
Address by Bishop Kevin Doran on ‘The Synod on the Family and its Implications for our Understanding of Marriage’.
Growing confusion and error about marriage "will weaken seriously if not totally compromise the Church’s witness” US prelate warns.