24.4.16

An epidemic of misquotations (technically, quoting out of context) in Amoris Laetitia (1)

Ever since we had access to Amoris Laetitia, evidence of misquotations in Pope Francis' Exhortation started turning up.

One could excuse a mistake or two - after all, who am I to judge badly written material -, but the scale of the problem, the fact that misquotations tend to appear on the most sensitive and controversial parts of Amoris Laetitia and, more importantly, the fact that these quotations taken in the original context do not support and even contradict what Pope Francis is saying are causes for concern.

This is a partial list of misquotations that have been unearthed by bloggers:

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