Amoris Laetitia, Cardinal Burke, and Moral Law

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I've tried to avoid weighing in on Amoris Laetitia until the dust settles, but that simply wasn't in the cards. For days, I've carried on an email correspondence with a Sixpacker. Our exchanges have covered a lot of things beside Amoris Laetitia, but that has been the main theme. So here I present the full exchange (to the point where I cut it off) between this Sixpacker and myself, carefully protecting his identity. You'll learn a lot of things by reading this. I welcome your comments, and would enjoy watching a debate among readers in the comments section.

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Why do you Catholics arrogantly claim your pope and Church are infallible?

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Truth is humility, not arrogance, and the infallibility of the Church is truth. But before addressing this question, let's first define what infallibility is not.

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Does the Catholic Church have the authority to make laws and precepts?

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Yes, the Church does have the authority to make laws and precepts, an authority granted by Christ Himself.

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What is Truth?

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What Is Truth was a #3 song for the late Johnny Cash (RIP) in 1970. Even though I was just an adolescent (and this really tells my age), I knew he borrowed the title from a line out of the Gospel of St. John. This famous question came from an exchange between Jesus and Pontius Pilate at Jesus’ judgment.

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