Questions About Mercy

Dear Editor: I’ve never been more disappointed in an editorial than that which praised Pope Francis’ exhortation as a “game changer.” Life is not a game, and God does not give us mercy to abuse it.

Papal Exhortation Has a Game-Changing Message

Pope Francis, with his papal exhortation from the Synod on the Family, “Amoris Laetitia,” has created a mess, just the way he likes it. In his long-awaited commentary from the Synods of the last two years, the Holy Father has reinforced the teaching of the Church – what else could he do? – but suggested that it be applied in a more merciful way.