Gaudete et Exultate

 ‘Gaudete et Exsultate’: An Assessment

Cardinal Daniel DiNardo praises holiness document but it draws mixed reviews with some concerned about content regarding sanctity of life, heresies. Edward Pentin, Apr. 20, 2018 VATICAN CITY — Pope Francis’ new apostolic exhortation Gaudete et Exsultate (Rejoice and Be Glad) is being... read more

Apostolic Exhortation or Aggravation?

By David Martin In an apparent move to rebut conservative allegations that the pope has been denying tenets of the Faith—a crisis that culminated during Holy Week with the pope’s alleged denial of hell and the immortality of the soul—Pope Francis on April 8 issued his newest Apostolic... read more

Pierantoni: ‘Gaudete et Exsultate’ Appears to Support Error of Situational Ethics

Patristics scholar Claudio Pierantoni takes a more critical view of Pope Francis’ new apostolic exhortation which the Register has learned was given to the Congregation for the Doctrine of the Faith only a very short time before publication. Edward Pentin Blog, Apr. 25, 2018 Soon after the... read more

Pope’s new document has ‘very, very troubling’ parts: EWTN panel

By Doug Mainwaring WASHINGTON, D.C., April 16, 2018 (LifeSiteNews) – The just-released apostolic exhortation on holiness, Gaudete et Exsultate (“Rejoice and Be Glad”), is stirring up controversy and seems to take aim at some of the Pope’s critics in the Church. EWTN’s Raymond Arroyo... read more

Pope Francis’ Call to Holiness

By Robert Royal,  April 11, 2018 Among the many sad consequences of the divisions Pope Francis has exacerbated within the Church, we’re now forced to live with an undeniable reality: even when he says good things – and there are many such in his new Apostolic Exhortation Gaudete et... read more

Gaudete et Exsultate: Coming in From the Scold

By Fr. Dwight Longenecker, April 10, 2018 I enjoyed reading Pope Francis’ apostolic exhortation yesterday. I read it in chunks in the midst of a busy day as a parish priest. I was going to put down my assessment, but Carl Olson has already done so here at Ignatius Insight:... read more

Pope Francis Says: ‘Convert, So You Don’t End Up in Hell’

“Hell's principal punishment consists of eternal separation from God in whom alone man can have the life and happiness for which he was created and for which he longs.” (CCC 1057) John Clark Blog, Apr. 10, 2018 It was widely reported last week that Pope Francis, in an interview with... read more

Pope Francis Issues Lengthy Apostolic Exhortation on Universal Call to Holiness

In Gaudete et Exsultate, the Holy Father offers guidance on the many paths to sanctity in today’s world. By Edward Pentin, Apr. 9, 2018 Pope Francis has issued a long apostolic exhortation on holiness in today’s world, in which he emphasizes the universal call to sanctity, highlights the... read more