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Corporate Author Catholic Church. Pope (2013- : Francis), author.

Title Amoris laetitia = The joy of love : on love in the family : post-synodal Apostolic exhortation : Amoris Lætitia of the Holy Father Francis to bishops, priests and deacons, consecrated persons, Christian married couples, and all the lay faithful / Pope Francis.

Publication Info. Frederick, Maryland : Word Among Us Press, [2016]


Location Call No. Status
 Avon Free Public Library - Adult Department  248.4 FRANCIS    Check Shelf
Description 270 pages ; 21 cm.
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references.
Contents In the light of the Word. You and your wife ; Your children are as the shoots of an olive tree ; A path of suffering and blood ; The work of your hands ; The tenderness of an embrace -- The experiences and challenges of families. The current reality of the family ; Some challenges -- Looking to Jesus : the vocation of the family. Jesus restores and fulfills God's plan ; The family in the documents of the Church ; The sacrament of matrimony ; Seeds of the Word and imperfect situations ; The transmission of life and the rearing of children ; The family and the Church -- Love in marriage. Our daily love ; Growing in conjugal love ; Passionate love ; The transformation of love -- Love made fruitful. Welcoming a new life ; An expanding fruitfulness ; Life in the wider family -- Some pastoral perspectives. Proclaiming the gospel of the family today ; Preparing engaged couples for marriage ; Accompanying the first years of married life ; Casting light on crises, worries and difficulties ; When death makes us feel its sting -- Towards a better education of children. Where are our children? ; The ethical formation of children ; The value of correction as an incentive ; Patient realism ; Family life as an educational setting ; The need for sex education ; Passing on the faith -- Accompanying, discerning and integrating weakness. Gradualness in pastoral care ; The discernment of "irregular" situations ; Mitigating factors in pastoral discernment ; Rules and discernment ; The logic of pastoral mercy -- The spirituality of marriage and the family. A spirituality of supernatural communion ; Gathered in prayer in the light of Easter ; A spirituality of exclusive and free love ; A spirituality of care, consolation and incentive -- Study guide.
Subject Love -- Religious aspects -- Christianity -- 21st century -- Papal documents.
Joy -- Religious aspects -- Christianity -- 21st century -- Papal documents.
Families -- Religious life -- Catholic Church -- 21st century -- Papal documents.
Catholic Church -- Doctrines -- Papal documents.
Apostolic exhortations (Papal letters)
Genre/Form Papal encyclicals.
Added Title Amoris lætitia. English
Joy of love
ISBN 9781593253028 (pbk.)
1593253028 (pbk.)
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