What does the Church teach about the Neocatechumenal Way?

Are you folks familiar with the Neocatechumenal Way movement ? I understand from members of the way that it is a new Charism in the Catholic Church providing catechesis for adults in a community atmosphere?

In the Archdiocese of Agana Guam, there appears to be a rift in the Church between members of the way and those who are not in the way. I have been reading that the Way, has been around since 1960 and have flourished in certain communities, with approval from Rome and several Popes, I have also come across documents indicating that they are a source of division in certain Church communities and have been banned?

Please help me to understand more about this new group, its leadership and if they are in fact fully approved?

God Bless You all.


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