Amoris Laetitia

The Joy of Love

Amoris Laetitia Booklet ThumbnailAmoris Laetitia - The Joy of Love is a post-synodal apostolic exhortation by Pope Francis addressing the pastoral care of families. Dated 19 March 2016, it was released on 8 April 2016. It follows the Synods on the Family held in 2014 and 2015.

The exhortation covers a wide range of topics related to marriage and family life as well as the contemporary challenges faced by families throughout the world. It encourages both pastors and members of the laity to accompany and care for families and others in situations of particular need. Amoris Laetitia also includes an extended reflection on the meaning of love in the day-to-day reality of family life.

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