My first reaction to the Pope changing the Catechism on capital punishment was pretty much a yawn. But now I’m thinking I was wrong, and that it is a big, big deal because it repudiates earlier church teaching. Repudiates, not clarifies. See Edward Feser’s October remarks.

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