Trying – somewhat – to minimize the changes in Amoris Laetitia

After two years of upheaval and angst over Pope Francis’s document on the family Amoris Laetitia, and its cautious opening to Communion for the divorced and civilly remarried, some in the pro-Amoris camp have tried a different tack. Rather than pressing the argument, they’re suggesting its importance has been inflated all along. It’s not clear how far it might go, because at times even some of its most prominent exponents don’t really seem to have their hearts in it.