Many popes have contributed to Church writing in response to the moral crises of their times. But their words are often lost in translation. The message never reaches the majority of us because it isn’t circulated to average people. Or the message is inaccessible because its language is theological and removed from daily life.
The Joy of Love has the potential to be different. This is truly a papal “exhortation”—an encouragement to do something. Through several years of information gathering, Pope Francis has taken the pulse of twenty-first century family life and responded with an inspired letter to all of the faithful. He wants us to re-examine the gospel vision of family relationships...READ MORE