Pastoral Guidelines for Implementing Amoris Laetitia in the

Archdiocese of Philadelphia

The Apostolic Exhortation Amoris Laetitia completes the reflection on the family conducted by the Synods of 2014 and 2015, a reflection that engaged the entire world. Click on link above for more information


The Apostolic Exhortation Amoris Laetitia

The Holy Father, in union with the whole Church, hopes to strengthen
 existing families, and to reach out to those whose marriages have failed,
 including those alienated from the life of the Church.

For a sensitive accompaniment of those with an imperfect
grasp of Christian teaching on marriage and family life,
who may not be living in accord with Catholic
belief, and yet desire to be more fully integrated into Church life,
including the Sacraments of Penance and that time. The decision to drink from the cup is up to the individual.