The Christian Sense of Mercy: A Defense of “Amoris Laetitia”

Some critics believe that Pope Francis chooses mercy against the law. The choice is never between mercy and law. The choice is whether a law will be applied mercifully or harshly. In a previous issue of Emmanuel, an article appeared that defended the Pope’s apostolic exhortation, Amoris Laetitia (AL), against the dubia submitted by four […]

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About Gerald J. Bednar

Father Gerald J. Bednar is professor of systematic theology at Saint Mary Seminary and Graduate School of Theology in Wickliffe, Ohio, and a frequent contributor to Emmanuel.