A broad middle exists in the reaction to Pope Francis' exhortation, with a great deal of goodwill and encouragement taken from the document.
Four months after announcing it had hired the firm PricewaterhouseCoopers to conduct an external audit of its finances, the Vatican has suspended the work underway.
Letter-writers include Irish Redemptorist Fr. Tony Flannery, Paul Collins, Fr. Roy Bourgeois, Loretto Sr. Jeannine Gramick, St. Joseph Sr. Elizabeth Johnson, and Australian Bishop William Morris.
Three Syrian families flown to Rome by Pope Francis are calling their trip to safety in the shadow of the Vatican a "miracle" journey.
Commentary: Amoris Laetitia is not as inclusive as it ought to be, but read expansively, it is a demanding and compelling vision of love.
Commentary: We should "show affection and concern" for each other, Pope Francis writes in Amoris Laetitia, even as we engage in difficult discussion.
On Monday, Faustin-Archange Touadéra made his first visit abroad to see the pope at the Vatican, to thank Francis for his personal push for peace.