WHEN THE HETERODOX DISSENT FROM DEFINED TEACHING IT IS GLORIFIED BY PROGRESSIVES SUCH AS THOSE WHO WRITE FOR THE NATIONAL CATHOLIC REPORTER; BUT WHEN THE ORTHODOX ASK FOR CLARIFICATION ON A FOOTNOTE IN CHAPTER 8 THEY ARE CALLED DISSENTERS LIKE THOSE WHO ADVOCATE FOR THE ORDINATION OF WOMEN! OF COURSE THIS DEFIES LOGIC, IS MANIPULATIVE AND YES, HYPOCRITICAL!
Pope Francis greets newly married couples during his general audience in St. Peter's Square at the Vatican in this Sept. 30, 2015, file photo. (CNS photo/L'Osservatore Romano)
By rejecting the process of the synod and its fruits, the critics of Amoris Laetitia, led by four protesting cardinals, have crossed a line, and look increasingly like the dissenting lobbies under John Paul II who accused him of betraying Vatican II. Meanwhile, the Church is moving on.