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‘What is new about this exhortation is its tone,’ said Cardinal Wilfrid Napier

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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