August 02, 2018

Bishop John Noonan comments on CCC revision on death penalty

“The new revision of number 2267 of the Catechism of the Catholic Church, approved by Pope Francis, affirms that the understanding of the inadmissibility of the death penalty grew in the light of the Gospel. This new revision also affirms the Church’s teaching on the gift of life, from conception to natural death, understanding the inviolability … Continue reading “Bishop John Noonan comments on CCC revision on death penalty”

Pope Francis approves changes to Catechism on death penalty

Pope Francis has approved a new revision of paragraph number 2267 of the Catechism of the Catholic Church, according to which “a new understanding has emerged of the significance of penal sanctions imposed by the state,”  thus “the death penalty is inadmissible” The decision was announced by the Congregation for the Doctrine of the Faith in a ‘Letter … Continue reading “Pope Francis approves changes to Catechism on death penalty”