Amoris Laetitia: A New Momentum for Moral Formation and Pastoral Practice

Amoris Laetitia Conference

Co-sponsored by the Jesuit Institute and hosted at the Boston College Conference Center, these conferences brought together clergy and laity to discuss Amoris Laetitia, Pope Francis's 2016 apostolic exhortation addressing the pastoral care of families.


October 2017 conference

Amoris Laetitia 2017 program

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February 2018 conference

Amoris Laetitia 2018 program

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Videos from the 2018 conference

February 19, 2018: Welcome & First Panel

February 19, 2018: Second Panel


February 19, 2018: Third Panel


February 19, 2018: Closing Remarks

Videos from the 2017 conference

October 5, 2017: Welcome & First Panel

Understanding and misunderstanding the scope, the challenge, and the promise of Amoris Laetitia.

October 5, 2017: Second Panel

The newness that priests and laity face when they receive Amoris Laetitia.

October 5, 2017: Third Panel

Amoris Laetitia in dialogue with the secular, disaffected (North Atlantic) culture.

October 6, 2017: Fourth Panel

Amoris Laetitia reaches conclusions but, even more, opens up process.

October 6, 2017: Fifth Panel

The challenges of Amoris Laetitia to theologians and pastors.

October 6, 2017: Closing comments

The conference's closing comments by James F. Keenan, S.J.