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Filipino Catholics receive Communion during a mass at the Shrine of Our Lady of Perpetual Help, Paranaque in 2013 (AP)

The Church’s teaching has been consistent from the early Church to modern Popes. Last week’s events didn’t change it

The Pope has advised priests to be more understanding in areas such as divorce (CNS)

In a meeting with 28 Jesuit priests, the Pope encouraged clergy to practice ‘spiritual discernment’ when advising those seeking help

The Duke and Duchess of Norfolk have been living in different wings of Arundel Castle in West Sussex for 5 years (AP)

Perhaps the Duke and Duchess could share their experience of how they refounded their marriage with struggling couples

Amoris Laetitia says the divorced and remarried 'should be made to feel part of the Church' (CNS)

If divorce is a disease, then the Church has the ability to both prevent and cure it

Copies of Pope Francis's apostolic exhortation Amoris Laetitia (CNS)

A letter sent to all 218 cardinals and patriarchs requests that the document be clarified against false readings

Bishop Philip Egan of Portsmouth (Mazur/catholicnews.org.uk)

The bishop says he would like both clergy and lay people to ‘review and develop our pastoral practice’

Pigeons fly past the dome of India's Supreme Court building in New Delhi (AP Photo/Tsering Topgyal)

India’s Supreme Court has made technical bigamists of Catholics who have remarried after an annulment. But it has not acted unreasonably

Pope Francis speaks during the opening of the Diocese of Rome's annual pastoral conference at the Basilica of St John Lateran in Rome (CNS photo/Tony Gentile, Reuters)

But the Vatican press office changed ‘large majority’ to ‘a part’ in its official transcript

A FIlipino couple exchange rings at a mass ceremony for survivors of the 2013 Typhoon Haiyan (AP)

Pope Francis was perhaps hyperbolic. But marriage preparation shows real failings to resist the ‘culture of impermanence’

Cardinal Sarah speaks at the National Catholic Prayer Breakfast (CNS)

The cardinal said divorce, cohabitation and same-sex marriage hurt children and make it harder to discover God’s love