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Schönborn thinks remarried divorcees can be accommodated

30 January 2014 | by Christa Pongratz-Lippitt | Comments: 0

In interviews on the eve of his departure for the Austrian bishops’ ad limina visit in Rome, Cardinal Christoph Schönborn said he was certain that under Pope Francis the Church would find new ways of incorporating remarried divorcees in the life of the Church, writes Christa Pongratz-Lippitt.“This Pope speaks so much about mercy, that I’m sure that a new way of coping with failure will be found,” Cardinal Schönborn said. “One thing is clear: the Church must pay far greater attention to those whose marriages fail and must reach out to them. No one must get the feeling that their life in the Catholic community has come to an end because their marriage has failed.”Ninety-five per cent of those Austrians who had filled in the Vatican questionnaire ....... ....... ........ ........ ........ ........ ........ ........ ........ ........ ........

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