During a closed-door meeting, Francis asked Pope welcome divorced and also spoke about the ban they have about Communion and perform certain sacraments because, in the eyes of the Catholic Church, living in sin.
At the meeting held in Rome, the Pope explained that the theme Argentine brought queue from the time of Benedict XVI and argued that “the problem can not be reduced to or unable to return to communion, because if the discussion arises in those terms, do not understand what the problem is real. ”
Francisco has repeatedly that the problem is serious and there is also “the responsibility of the Church to families living this situation.” Also recalled that Pope Francisco unmarried couples must also be “warmly welcomed”.
The Vicar of Communications of the Archdiocese of Guayaquil, César Piechestein Francisco supports the initiative and encourages Catholics to not misunderstand this petition.
This issue, and others relating to the family will be discussed in Rome from 1 to 3 October.