Card. Napier: Communion for the divorced and remarried? How about Polygamists?

Posted January 6, 2017 3:46 pm by Fr. John Zuhlsdorf

Card. Napier: Communion for the divorced and remarried?  How about Polygamists?

The Archbishop of Durban, South Africa, Wilfred Card. Napier, a hero in the Synods on the Family, has opined on Twitter:

3/3 If Westerners in irregular situations can receive Communion, are we to tell our polygamists & other “misfits” that they too are allowed?
— Cardinal Napier (@CardinalNapier) January 5, 2017

Yes… he gets it.
The Five Dubia of the Four Cardinals are important because they seek clarity about the the perennial teaching of the Church not just about the issue of Communion for the divorced and remarried, but about a whole slate of serious questions that touch on the nature of moral acts, what the

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