"No other interpretation,"
The words of Jorge Berogoglio on the infamous chapter in Amoris Laetitia!
Now we know. Now we know what Bergoglio really thinks, there is no more doubting it.
Yet, there will be people, including in this combox, who will say, that he did not say this or that he said elsewhere, word that are perfectly orthodox. No. This is modernism and this is heresy. It only takes a drop of water to poison a litre of water. If you drink it, you will still die.
The Bishops of Buenos Aires have issued a document to their priests on the interpretation of Amoris Laetitia. The side-by-side, Spanish-English can be found at this link:
Read the document. There are phrases of ambiguity and then there is this:
6) In other, more complex circumstances, and when it is not possible to obtain a declaration of nullity, the aforementioned option may not, in fact, be feasible. Nonetheless, it is equally possible to undertake a journey of discernment. If one arrives at the recognition that, in a particular case, there are limitations that diminish responsibility and culpability (cf. 301-302), particularly when a person judges that he would fall into a subsequent fault by damaging the children of the new union, Amoris Laetitia opens up the possibility of access to the sacraments of Reconciliation and the Eucharist (cf. notes 336 and 351). These in turn dispose the person to continue maturing and growing with the aid of grace.
9) It might be convenient that an eventual access to the sacraments be brought about in a reserved way, above all when conflictive situations are foreseen. But at the same time one must not cease to accompany the community, so that it might grow in a spirit of understanding and welcoming, without creating confusion regarding the teaching of the Church on the indissolubility of marriage. The community is an instrument of mercy that its “undeserved, unconditional, and free” (297).
"Eventual access to the sacraments," for people who are in adulterous situations and who have no intention of rectifying it, or at least; as John Paul II taught, living as "brother and sister," if no other option were possible.
The bishops sent their report to the Pope. The full response translation can be read here:
The money quote is this:
"The document is very good and completely explains the meaning of chapter VIII of Amoris Laetitia. There are no other interpretations. And I am certain that it will do much good. May the Lord reward this effort of pastoral charity."
Bergoglio has completed rebuked St. John Paul II in Veritatis Splendor:
"acts which, in the Church's moral tradition, have been termed "intrinsically evil" [intrinsice malum]: they are such always and per se, in other words, on account of their very object, and quite apart from the ulterior intentions of the one acting and the circumstances. Consequently, without in the least denying the influence on morality exercised by circumstances and especially by intentions, the Church teaches that 'there exist acts which per se and in themselves, independently of circumstances, are always seriously wrong by reason of their object.'" " ... an attempt is made to legitimise so-called 'pastoral' solutions contrary to the teaching of the Magisterium ..."
You bishops and cardinals are cowards. You will be held account for not confronting this Bishop of Rome to his face!
Nobody says it better than Father Hunwicke!
And, Hilary White