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Pope Francis 4.7.2016

Amoris Laetitia – Livestream available for Vatican Announcement and USCCB teleconference

On Friday, April 8, at 4:30 a.m. CDT, Cardinal Lorenzo Baldisseri, General Secretary of the Synod of Bishops, will present the new Apostolic Exhortation, Amoris Laetitia, in the Vatican Press Hall. Cardinal Baldisseri will be joined by Cardinal Christoph Schönborn, O.P., archbishop of Vienna, and by the married couple Prof. Francesco Miano, lecturer in moral philosophy at the University of Rome at Tor Vergata, and Prof. Giuseppina De Simone in Miano, lecturer in philosophy at the Theological Faculty of Southern Italy in Naples. The press conference can be watched via live streaming (audio-video in English, Italian or Spanish) at where it will subsequently remain available on demand.

The United States Conference of Catholic Bishops (USCCB) will host a media teleconference at 9:00 AM CDT, which will be streamed live at:

Participants will include Archbishop Joseph E. Kurtz of Louisville, Kentucky, president, U.S. Conference of Catholic Bishops as well as Bishop Richard J. Malone of Buffalo, New York, chairman, USCCB Committee on Laity, Marriage, Family Life and Youth. The teleconference will be moderated by Norma Montenegro Flynn, USCCB Office of Public Affairs.