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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

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

Pope Francis (CNS photo/Paul Haring)

The Pope’s exhortation makes a crucial reference to John Paul II’s encyclical Familiaris Consortio

Amoris Laetitia: footnote follies? (AP)

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

Pope Francis (AP)

The Pope tells Methodist leaders that there is a ‘growing closeness’ between the two churches

A woman displays the e-book version of the Catechism of the Catholic Church (CNS photo/Nancy Phelan Wiechec)

Cardinal Brandmüller says admitting remarried Catholics to Holy Communion would ‘undermine’ the Church

Pope Francis touches the face of 5-year-old Lizzy Myers, from Bellville, Ohio, at the end of his general audience in St. Peter's Square (AP Photo/Andrew Medichini)

Francis met Lizzy Myers, who suffers from a genetic eye disorder, and her family in St Peter’s Square today

Franciscan monks respond to call to care for refugees (CNS photo/Alessandro Di Meo, EPA)

Convent in Italy to provide accommodation and care to those fleeing war

A man breaks down during opening ceremonies as Canada’s Truth and Reconciliation Commission prepares to hear testimony in Inuvik, Northwest Territories, in 2011. (CNS photo/ Michael Swan, The Catholic Register)

There are demands for the Pope to apologise for the Church’s role in running Indian residential schools

Pope Francis greets the crowd after celebrating Mass on the feast of Divine Mercy in St Peter's Square  (CNS)

The Pope gave a homily at Mass celebrating the transferred feast of the Annunciation