Tag: Apostolic Exhortation

Gaudete Et Exsultate

Gaudete Et Exsultate

| April 12, 2018 | 0 Comments

“Rejoice and Be Glad,” Pope Francis’ new apostolic exhortation on “the call to holiness in the modern world.”

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USCCB president praises pope for ‘powerful words’ calling all to holiness

USCCB president praises pope for ‘powerful words’ calling all to holiness

| April 9, 2018 | 0 Comments

The president of the U.S. Conference of Catholic Bishops said he is grateful to Pope Francis for “his powerful, straightforward words” in “Gaudete et Exsultate” (“Rejoice and Be Glad”), his apostolic exhortation on “the call to holiness in today’s world.”

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A little bit country: Pope looks at the nitty-gritty of family life

A little bit country: Pope looks at the nitty-gritty of family life

| Cindy Wooden | April 12, 2016 | 0 Comments

Pope Francis’ hymn to love and family life is more like a country song than a Disney tune.

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Observers say apostolic exhortation can help church model mercy to families

Observers say apostolic exhortation can help church model mercy to families

| Dennis Sadowski | April 8, 2016 | 0 Comments

Pope Francis’ apostolic exhortation on love and the family invites the church to see the daily struggles of families as an opportunity to encounter people the way Jesus encountered people with mercy throughout his life, Catholic observers said.

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Papal doc: Share truth of family with mercy, help those struggling

Papal doc: Share truth of family with mercy, help those struggling

| April 8, 2016 | 1 Comment

The same mercy and patience that are essential for building a strong family must be shown to those whose families are in trouble or have broken up, Pope Francis said in his highly anticipated postsynodal apostolic exhortation.

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Pope to release document on the family April 8

Pope to release document on the family April 8

| Cindy Wooden | April 7, 2016 | 0 Comments

“Amoris Laetitia” is what is known as a “postsynodal apostolic exhortation,” a document addressed to the whole church reflecting on themes of church life and faith that have been discussed at a gathering of the Synod of Bishops.

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Blueprint for evangelization: Pope Francis’ ‘The Joy of the Gospel’

Blueprint for evangelization: Pope Francis’ ‘The Joy of the Gospel’

| Joan Frawley Desmond | January 2, 2014 | 0 Comments

In the weeks since Pope Francis released his apostolic exhortation “Evangelii Gaudium” (“The Joy of the Gospel”), Catholic commentators have been analyzing the document’s themes and messages. The following first appeared in the National Catholic Register (ncregister.com). It was written by the newspaper’s senior editor, Joan Frawley Desmond, and is reprinted with permission.

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