The Joy of Love
Apostolic Exhortation Amoris Laetitia
AUTHOR: Pope Francis
The 2016 post-synodal apostolic exhortation from Pope Francis that guides the faithful through scripture, tradition, ministry, love, and spirituality, all of it addressing these areas through the perspective of life in the 21st century. It makes no changes in official Church teaching but emphasizes a need for compassion and for examining the context of a person's situation. It is the conclusion of a two-year process discussing the beauty and the challenges of family life today.