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IMPORTANT: Francis surrogate to answer the dubia on Amoris Laetitia tomorrow? [UPDATED]

UPDATE (Rome, 1200 PM):
Cardinal Coccopalmerio decided not to come to the official presentation. His own justification, as reported by Edward Pentin, was forwarded in the press conference: "Coccopalmerio can't make presser on his Amoris book due to diary clash, says he will give interviews in coming days." It was added by Conference presenters that, "Coccopalmerio's book on Amoris Laetitia is not a response to the dubia, just his own pastoral reflections."

We thank the Holy Ghost, Supreme Protector of the Orthodoxy of the Church of Rome. Coccopalmerio surely noticed his presence, as President of the Pontifical Council for the Interpretation of Legal Texts, in an official Vatican press conference, could surely be interpreted as an official response on the potential heterodox matters present in Amoris Laetitia and currently being questioned for clarification.

And, as we said yesterday on Twitter, and multiple times before: Are you really prepared for Francis to answer the dubia? Are you truly prepared? Think about it ...

We are told to watch for a press conference tomorrow focused on Amoris Laetitia. It is said to be the official reply to the four cardinals' dubia, which will be answered by Cardinal Francesco Coccopalmerio, President of the Pontifical Council for the Interpretation of Legal Texts.

In terms of how it will happen, we are told that Cardinal Coccopalmerio's new book on Amoris Laetitia, written at the request of Pope Francis, will be released. Here is an excerpt: 

"The divorced and remarried, de facto couples, those cohabiting, are certainly not models of unions in sync with Catholic Doctrine, but the Church cannot look the other way. Therefore, the sacraments of Reconciliation and of Communion must be given even to those so-called wounded families and to however many who, despite living in situations not in line with traditional matrimonial canons, express the sincere desire to approach the sacraments after an appropriate period of discernment... Yes, therefore, to admission to the sacraments for those who, despite living in irregular situations, sincerely ask for admission into the fullness of ecclesial life, it is a gesture of openness and profound mercy on the part of Mother Church, who does not leave behind any of her children, aware that absolute perfection is a precious gift, but one which cannot be reached by everyone."

More on the book, in Italian, here.