"Cupich implied that the Catholic Church’s traditional teachings and pastoral practices have been inadequate. He said sometimes 'the voice of God' will tell people to continue living in situations that do not meet the moral 'ideal.'...
'A new direction will be required, one that envisions ministry as accompaniment,' said Cupich. This 'accompaniment' will be 'marked by a deep respect for the conscience of the faithful.'
He condemned 'pretending to have a general rule that’s going to satisfy every particular case' about people living in invalid sexual unions receiving Holy Communion...
Amoris Laetitiais 'nothing short of revolutionary,' a 'hermeneutical shift,' and is '[forcing] a paradigm shift' in Catholic practice, Cardinal Blase Cupich said today.
Cupich told this to the Von Hügel Institute for Critical Catholic Inquiry at Cambridge University today and made additional brief comments about it to the dissident National Catholic Reporter.
Pope Francis’ letter to Argentine bishops approving their interpretation of Amoris Laetitia 'offered a pathway forward' in regards to unrepentant adulterers being given Holy Communion, Cupich said."
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