Amoris Laetitia is a “paradigm shift” for the Church, Vatican Secretary of State Cardinal Pietro Parolin has said.

Cardinal Parolin told Vatican News that the “difficulties” associated with the Pope’s document were probably due to the “change of attitude that the Pope is asking of us”.

He said: “It’s a paradigm change … that’s what is asked of us – this new spirit, this new approach.”

Trudeau: pro-lifers are out of line

The Canadian prime minister Justin Trudeau has said that pro-lifers are “not in line with where we are as a society”.

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