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Cardinal Gerhard Müller with Pope Francis (CNS)

The cardinal said that if the Pope had wanted to change the discipline, he would have given a full explanation

Amoris Laetitia (AP)

Robert Spaemann said Communion was a ‘yes or no’ question and that the Pope’s document could lead to a schism

Milan Cathedral (PA)

The priest in charge of Confession at Milan cathedral says there has been a growing “demand” for absolution and Communion

In 2013 red stains appeared on a consecrated Host (PA)

The announcement was made by Bishop Zbigniew Kiernikowski of Legnica on Sunday

Archbishop Joseph Kurtz, Bishop Richard Malone and law professor Helen Alvare (CNS)

Archbishop Joseph Kurtz said the Pope is attempting to help people encounter Jesus and feel the love of God

Cardinal Christoph Schonborn (right)  and Cardinal Lorenxo Baldisseri hold a copy of Pope Francis's apostolic exhortation Amoris Laetitia (CNS)

The cardinal presented the document during a press conference at the Vatican this morning

Pope Francis has released his apostolic exhortation (CNS photo/Paul Haring)

Here we provide a short summary of the Pope’s apostolic exhortation released today

Amoris Laetitia: footnote follies? (AP)

A footnote narrowly addresses the question of Communion for the divorced and remarried

Comments by Bishop Egan about Communion from 2014 have resurfaced this week (Mazur/catholicnews.org.uk)

The denial of Communion is a supremely grave matter which raises a host of tricky questions

The Archbishop of Canterbury, Justin Welby, addresses the media during a press conference in Canterbury last week (AP Photo/Frank Augstein)

The fault lines in Anglicanism revealed at last week’s primates meeting will not simply disappear