Eugenio Scalfari of La Repubblica claimed that Pope Francis had said that Hell does not exist and that condemned souls just "disappear". The Vatican issued a statement saying that Scalfari's claims were not a quote but a reconstruction, and should not be considered a "faithful transcription" of the Pope's words.
April 8, 2016
The post-synodal exhortation Amoris Laetitia is released. It suggests in footnote 329 that when couples in a second, invalid union abstain from sexual intercourse with each other, faithfulness and children are harmed. In note 351, it suggests that people in "irregular situations" may get "the help of the sacraments".
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