Archbishop Terrence Prendergast of Ottawa has joined the ranks of prelates who insist that Amoris Laetitia does not alter that Church’s prohibition on the reception of Communion by Catholics who are divorced and remarried.
Archbishop Prendergast embraced the guidelines issued by the bishops
of Alberta and the Northwest Territories for the implementation of the
Those guidelines, he said, make it “possible to
authentically receive the Holy Father’s message while remaining faithful
to the Church’s teaching on the indissolubility of marriage and proper
reverence for receiving the Holy Eucharist.”