Eleven Cardinals Speak on Marriage and the Family: Essays from a Pastoral Viewpoint

Eleven Cardinals Speak on Marriage and the Family Essays from a Pastoral Viewpoint Marriage and the family are in crisis In October a Synod of Bishops will meet in the Vatican to discuss thisimportant subject In preparation for the event elevenCardinals from around the world

  • Title: Eleven Cardinals Speak on Marriage and the Family: Essays from a Pastoral Viewpoint
  • Author: Winfried Aymans
  • ISBN: 9781621640875
  • Page: 488
  • Format: Paperback
  • Marriage and the family are in crisis In October 2015, a Synod of Bishops will meet in the Vatican to discuss thisimportant subject In preparation for the event, elevenCardinals from around the world have written powerfulessays on some of the problems to be discussed the challengeof providing adequate marriage preparation in a secularizedworld the need for evangelizatiMarriage and the family are in crisis In October 2015, a Synod of Bishops will meet in the Vatican to discuss thisimportant subject In preparation for the event, elevenCardinals from around the world have written powerfulessays on some of the problems to be discussed the challengeof providing adequate marriage preparation in a secularizedworld the need for evangelization and conversion the relationshipbetween charity and truth the situation of divorcedand civilly remarried Catholics and the demands of authenticpastoral care.The authors understand that doctrine and pastoral ministryare not opposed to one another They carefully steer a wiseand merciful course that engages genuine concerns, whileavoiding false compassion, which compromises both truth andauthentic love.This book serves as both a concise introduction to the forthcomingSynod and a helpful guide to applying Christ s teachingto the pastoral care of families Long after the Synod, theseessays will remain valuable for anyone wanting to understandand to proclaim the Gospel of the Family.

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    1. Eleven Cardinals Speak on Marriage and the Family is a 150 page book of essays written by eleven different cardinals, including Robert Cardinal Sarah, who has been featured in two other recently released Ignatius Press titles. The essays present topics such as "Mercy and Conversion," "Marriage and Family." and "Pastoral Challenge for the Church to Set Out on the Journey of the Third Millennium." It is really tough to review essays, so I am just going to provide you with excerpts from some of the [...]

    2. Good book. Nothing particularly ground breaking. It's great to see Cardinals from all around the world teaching the consistent understanding of marriage and family. Will be a good resource. Especially for quotes.

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