Indian bishops pledge to prioritize family pastoral care

Posted February 10, 2017 10:33 am by Editor

Indian bishops pledge to prioritize family pastoral care

India’s Latin-rite Catholic bishops have pledged to give special pastoral attention to people estranged from the Church and their families.  During the 29th plenary assembly of the Conference of Catholic Bishops of India (CCBI) in Bhopal, Madhya Pradesh state, 137 bishops from the country’s Latin dioceses discussed on how to revitalize Catholic families who are drifting away from vital Catholic teachings.  The theme was inspired by Pope Francis’ 2016 exhortation, ‘Amoris Laetitia’ (The Joy of Love).  “We will reach out to those who for several reasons feel estranged from the church … including people who are divorced, those civilly remarried

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