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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

Archbishop Charles Chaput beside Pope Francis as the pontiff blesses volunteers at the World Meeting of Families (AP)

Archbishop Chaput said the working group was ‘very ad hoc’

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

Pope Francis speaks to journalists aboard the flight to Lesbos (AP)

Those insisting Francis is a radical progressive can’t have read Amoris Laetitia

Pope Francis hears confession during a penitential liturgy in St Peter's Basilica at the Vatican in March (CNS)

Author Patrick Madrid’s new book is eloquent on the importance of sacramental Confession

Neither Confession nor psychotherapy 'should try to replace the work of the other' (Photo: CNS)

Our faith has profound insights to offer about depression

A bishop administers the sacrament of Confirmation (CNS file photo/Chris Heisey, The Catholic Witness)

Let’s delay the sacrament until children are 16