Available October 2014
These books directly address many of the issues that have been discussed during the lead-up to the Extraordinary Synod on the Family, and include many authors who are participants in the Synod. These are essential reading for Catholics wanting to inform themselves of the discussion.
Available Oct 2014. In perhaps the most controversial document in modern Church history, Pope Paul VI explains why the Catholic Church rejects contraception. Neither the person-uniting nor the person-begetting aspect may deliberately be separated from sexual intercourse without acting against God's purpose and damaging the conjugal relationship.
Available Oct 2014. In this engaging conversation, Cardinal Müller, one of Pope Francis' top advisers in the Vatican, addresses the challenges facing marriage and family life today. Many Catholics live together before marriage, marry civilly, or do not even bother with marriage. The solution: the Church must undertake a robust new evangelization of the family.
Available Oct 2014. This book shows that the Church's longstanding fidelity to the truth of marriage constitutes the irrevocable foundation of its loving response to the individual who is civilly divorced and remarried. Traditional Catholic doctrine and contemporary pastoral practice are not in contradiction.
Available Oct 2014. This volume endeavors to present a proposal which will spell out well-founded critical reservations about the controversial proposal of Cardinal Walter Kasper regarding marriage, re-marriage and communion in the Church, while admiring some of its elements. It is intended above all as a positive contribution that describes an alternative merciful pastoral approach.