According to press accounts, Pope Francis phoned a divorced and remarried woman in Argentina and told her that it’s okay for her to receive Communion and that the subject as a whole is being discussed at the Vatican.
What are we to make of this?
- It now appears that there has been some misreporting in the press.
- Among other things, it appears that the woman in question was not divorced, but her civil law husband was, instead.
- This still results in an invalid marriage, since she married him civilly
- The Holy See has apparently confirmed that the phone call took place, but has thus far refused to go into details about the conversation, stating that it was private.
- This...READ MORE