Don’t Cry For Me Argentina
I’ve been asked to comment on the guidelines of the Argentinian bishops on chapter eight of Pope Francis’ encyclical Amoris Letitia.
If you’re concerned about this issue, you really should read the documents first. You can find the Argentinian bishops’ guidelines and the pope’s letter to them here at CRUX.
If you read only the blaring headlines you might conclude that the Pope has changed Catholic teaching by stealth.
In fact the whole question of the status of the bishops’ document and the pope’s response is a pretty complicated matter. One blogger who knows about canon law discusses the status of the bishops’