Wednesday, November 30, 2016

Amoris Laetitia - Par. 122

122.  We should not however confuse different levels:  there is no need to lay upon two limited persons the tremendous burden of having to reproduce perfectly the union existing between Christ and his Church, for marriage as a sign entails "a dynamic process..., one which advances gradually with the progressive integration of the gifts of God".121

121 John Paul II, Apostolic Exhortation Familiaris Consorio (22 November 1981), 9: AAS 75 (1982), 90.