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Fiducia Supplicans ("Supplicating Trust") is a 2023 declaration on Catholic doctrine that allows Catholic priests to bless couples who are not considered to be married according to church teaching, including same-sex couples. Subtitled "On the Pastoral Meaning of Blessings", the document is dated 18 December 2023 and was released on the same day.

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Dubia (Doubts of Five Cardinals) Submitted to Pope Francis


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