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Catechism of the Catholic Church
Fourth Commandment: "Honor Your Father and Your Mother"
Sixth Commandment: "You Shall Not Commit Adultery"
Selected Papal Documents on the Family
John Paul II
"The Family Creates the Peace of the Human Family"
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On April 7, 2016, Pope Francis released the apostolic exhortation "Amoris Laetitia" ("The Joy of Love"), which addresses marriage, family, divorce and other important modern issues. While no changes in doctrine are asserted, Pope Francis calls for a new pastoral and more humane tone in the Church in dealing with these issues, a more merciful stance, in keeping with the themes of the current Holy Year of Mercy. This guide brings together many sources of information and responsible opinion on this important and influential document.
Click here to read the official English translation of "Amoris Laetitia"
Synod of Bishops Index (Holy See website)
Video of the press conference for the presentation of "Amoris Laetitia"
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St. Joseph and the Child Jesus
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