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Washington archdiocese issues guide for implementation of Amoris Laetitia

March 05, 2018

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CWN Editor's Note: The Archdiocese of Washington, DC, has issued an extensive guide to the implementation of Amoris Laetitia. In the document Cardinal Donald Wuerl calls pastors to “compassionate accompaniment” of all couples. The guide stresses that Church teaching on the permanence of marriage is unchanged. But regarding the reception of Communion, the document says: “Priests are called to respect the decisions made in conscience by individuals who act in good faith...”

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  • Posted by: [email protected] - Mar. 06, 2018 11:25 PM ET USA

    So Wuerl is saying conscience overruled doctrine because you have a feel good conscience. Whoopi! All is great because Wuerl now says it is. Another wolf in sheep's clothing misleading the faithful who really want the truth not feel good baloney. Maybe that is what the Washington diocese wants??