I know that it seems like a torrent of things pertaining to the theme of the Synod of Bishops is coming at you. It feels like that for me, too.
That said, here is another title for your consideration.
Bishop Jean Laffitte, Secretary of the Pontifical Council for the Family, has a new book to be released on 1 September. I knew him a little, way back when. He is dependable.
There is an introduction by Carl Anderson, Supreme Knight of the Knights of Columbus, and a Preface by Charles J. Chaput, O.F.M. Cap., Archbishop of Philadelphia.
And don’t forget…
The Eleven Cardinals Book™ is on its way.
Edited by Winfried Aymans the Eleven Cardinals Book is slated for release on 25 September (in advance of the Synod on the Family). For more on the Cardinals, HERE. The publisher is – who else? – Ignatius Press!
This book has as its focus merciful pastoral ministry to those who are in challenging marriage situations. It will address marriage preparation, evangelization and conversion, the situation of the divorced and civilly remarried.
Next… slated for release on 28 September (in advance of the Synod on the Family), also from Ignatius Press (who else?)…
This is the Ten Africans Book™! UK link HERE
Ten African cardinals and bishops wrote essays about the attitudes of Africans about marriage and the family. The indomitable Francis Card. Arinze wrote the preface.
Among the cardinals and bishops are
There will be Kindle versions of both.
Get a Kindle now, if you don’t have one already.