Rev. Anthony McLaughlin , assistant professor, canon law, was quoted in an Oct. 6 Washington Post article about the Synod of Bishops on the family.

From: The Washington Post Date: Oct. 6, 2014 Author: Michelle Boorstein

... The Rev. Anthony McLaughlin, a canon law professor at Catholic University, said people watching should not expect any change in core concepts, such as that marriage is undissolvable. However the church's practices around how it sees a person's readiness for a "valid" - or recognized - marriage can evolve. Or how it extends Communion, the most important of Catholic sacraments, can be as well, he said. The church needs to update the way it speaks about morality and attempt to convince in modern terms.

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