Tuesday, September 17, 2013

Pope Francis Again Hints at New Approach to Divorce and Remarriage

ROME (AFP) - Pope Francis on Monday called for "another way" of treating divorcees who remarry - a thorny issue since Catholics who wed a second time are currently not allowed to receive Holy Communion at mass.
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This appears to be a topic the Pope has taken an interest in as he has mentioned it several times now in his still young pontificate. It is also worth noting that in a free wheeling interview with the press on the plane from the World Youth Day events, he referenced the Orthodox approach to divorce and remarriage when discussing the issue.

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