Posts Tagged ‘Catechism of the Catholic Church’

Pope could change catechism’s language on LGBTQ+ issues

Thursday, October 26th, 2023
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A prominent theologian has said the pope has the power to change the catechism’s language regarding homosexuality. However, Austrian Cardinal Christoph Schönborn, who was involved in drafting the Catechism of the Catholic Church, has reinforced Church teaching on LGBTQ+ issues. Speaking at a press briefing during the Synod of Bishops on Synodality, Schönborn stated that Read more

Bishop trumps Cardinal: McElroy labelled a heretic

Monday, March 6th, 2023

US Cardinal Robert McElroy is a heretic, hints a US Catholic bishop in an essay called ‘Imagining a Heretical Cardinal’. In his ‘First Things’ magazine article, conservative prelate and canon lawyer Thomas Paprocki (pictured) cites an unnamed cardinal’s views on how the Church should minister to LGBTQ people and divorced and remarried Catholics. While he Read more

Pope’s stand on death penalty will be Bahrain trip legacy

Thursday, November 10th, 2022

Pope Francis’s stand on Bahrain’s death penalty shocked incredulous witnesses last week. His stand will be his trip’s legacy, says a death row inmate’s wife. Francis made his views on the death penalty clear during his first speech in Bahrain last Thursday. He chose the country’s royal palace to address two of the most contentious Read more

Death penalty catechism change: internationally important

Thursday, August 9th, 2018

Pope Francis has changed the catechism to ensure the church’s opposition to the death penalty is clear. As the Catechism of the Catholic Church (CCC) is of universal importance to Catholics, the change will spread the church teaching about capital punishment throughout the world. It will also require Catholics to work towards abolishing the death Read more