Divorce and Remarriage

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Bishop Thomas J. Tobin of Providence, Rhode Island (File Photo/CNA).

Bishop Tobin on divorce: Changes needed in approach, not teaching

Sep 17, 2014

The dilemma of divorced and remarried Catholics should prompt consideration of changes in the Church’s approach to annulments and the... Read more

Cardinals join to defend Church doctrine on divorce, remarriage

Sep 9, 2014

By Elise Harris

Five members of the College of Cardinals have joint-authored a book defending Church doctrine regarding divorced and remarried Catholics, affirming... Read more

 Bishop Nunzio Galantino enters the Italian Embassy to the Holy See, in Rome on Feb. 18 2014.

Italian bishop: Catholics in 'irregular' relationships welcome in Church

Aug 29, 2014

Those who are in irregular marital situations cannot receive Holy Communion but are still Christian faithful and “must feel at... Read more

Archbishop Lorenzo Baldisseri, secretary general of the Synod of Bishops.

Bishops' synod head: October meeting not solely about divorce

Cardinal Lorenzo Baldisseri, secretary general of the Synod of Bishops, has emphasized that the next synod will not be focused... Read more

Cardinal Walter Kasper preaches May 23, 2010.

Cardinal Kasper: 'Heroism is not for the average Christian'

May 9, 2014

In a recent interview with Commonweal, Cardinal Walter Kasper discussed his proposal that divorced and remarried persons might receive Communion,... Read more