Cardinal Francesco Coccopalmerio

About Cardinal Francesco Coccopalmerio

Cardinal Francesco Coccopalmerio, is President of the Pontifical Council for Legislative Texts. He was ordained a priest on June 29, 1962. He holds a license in theology, a diploma in moral theology, a doctorate in canon law from the Pontifical Gregorian University, and a doctorate in jurisprudence from Sacred Heart Catholic University in Milan. Following his studies, he served in the tribunal of the archdiocese of Milan and was a professor of canon law. On 8 April 1993, he was appointed titular Bishop of Coeliana and Auxiliary of Milan. He received episcopal ordination on May 22, 1993.On February 15, 2007, he was raised to the dignity of Archbishop, retaining the same titular see and appointed president of the Pontifical Council for Legislative Texts. He is the author of many publications. He also participated in the conclave of March 2013, which elected Pope Francis. He was proclaimed a Cardinal by Pope Benedict XVI in February 18, 2012. He is a member of the Doctrine of The Faith Congregation, and for the Causes of Saints. He is also a member of the Supreme Tribunal of the Apostolic Signatura, and the Pontifical Council for Promoting Christian Unity.

Chapter Eight of the Post-Synodal Apostolic Exhortation “Amoris Laetitia”

For a guided reading Chapter Eight of the Post-Synodal Apostolic Exhortation Amoris laetitia is significantly entitled: "Accompanying, discerning and integrating weakness."┬áThis part of the document is not very large, because it is … [Read more...]