Washington archdiocese issues Amoris Laetitia marriage plan
Washington D.C., Mar 3, 2018 / 03:00 pm (CNA/EWTN News).- The Archdiocese of Washington has released a pastoral plan aiming to implement Amoris Laetitia within the archdiocese.
Amoris Laetitia is the post-synodal apostolic exhortation published by Pope Francis in April of 2016 following two episcopal synods on the family.
The Archdiocesan pastoral plan focuses primarily on encouraging marriages are open to life; the ministry of accompaniment; building welcoming parish communities; and combating challenges posed by modern culture.
This, Catholic University of America professor Dr. Chad Pecknold told CNA, is a “breath of fresh air.”
Pecknold praised Cardinal Donald Wuerl for his clarity in maintaining