Philadelphia archbishop bans Communion for same-sex couples 'no matter how sincere'
Same-sex couple (Shuttershock)

PHILADELPHIA — Divorced and civilly remarried Catholics, as well as cohabitating unmarried couples, must "refrain from sexual intimacy" to receive Holy Communion in the Archdiocese of Philadelphia, Archbishop Charles J. Chaput has asserted in a new set of pastoral guidelines. Released Friday, the guidelines instruct clergy and other archdiocesan leaders on implementing Amoris Laetitia, a major…