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Cardinal Cupich delivers the 2018 Von Hügel Lecture on 'Amoris Laetitia as a New Paradigm of Catholicity’

23 Feb 2018

On Friday 9 February Cardinal Blase Cupich, Archbishop of Chicago, delivered the 2018 Annual Von Hügel Lecture on the topic: ‘Pope Francis’ Revolution of Mercy: Amoris Laetitia as a New Paradigm of Catholicity’. In the lecture the Cardinal discussed six hermeneutical principles for reading Amoris Laetitia which he argue lead to a refreshed basis and framework for the Church’s pastoral ministry to families and those in relationships.

The text of the lecture can be read here and video is available here:

The lecture has been the subject of much commentary around the world, of which the following links are a sample:

https://www.americamagazine.org/faith/2018/02/09/cardinal-cupich-pope-francis-family-teaching-paradigm-shift-church

http://www.lastampa.it/2018/02/09/vaticaninsider/ita/nel-mondo/cupich-amoris-laetitia-come-nuovo-paradigma-eBkdAN7JCUXTctIM8ipJfL/pagina.html

http://www.thetablet.co.uk/news/8542/cupich-amoris-laetitia-is-pope-francis-revolutionary-vision-for-the-church-

http://catholicherald.co.uk/issues/february-16th-2018/we-are-all-not-worthy/

https://www.ncronline.org/news/theology/cupich-says-amoris-laetitia-changes-how-church-teaches-families-learning

Further details and photos can be found here