COMMENTARY: One must respect the right of Rome to seek to abolish the death penalty, but one may also disagree as to whether this is a homogenous development of doctrine or merely a debate about circumstantial application of that doctrine.
Results from Tag: 'catechism of the catholic church'
Cardinal Walter Kasper released criticism of four-page public testimony of fellow cardinal.
COMMENTARY: History provides context for change, but questions on Paragraph 2267 seem to abound, and not unjustly.
In a letter to bishops Aug. 2, Cardinal Luis Ladaria, the prefect of the Congregation for the Doctrine of the Faith, said, ‘The new revision ... situates itself in continuity with the preceding Magisterium while bringing forth a coherent development of Catholic doctrine.’
The Holy Father advised Oct. 11 that the Catechism of the Catholic Church should be revised to categorically prohibit capital punishment in all cases.
NEWS ANALYSIS: What the Holy Father’s call for revision of the Catechism means for U.S. approach to criminal justice.
Holy Father addresses Oct. 11 conference marking the 25th anniversary of the publication of the Catechism of the Catholic Church.
Connecting the Dots: A Register Series on Catholic Social Teaching
CONNECTING THE DOTS: A Register series on Catholic social teaching