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Francis says only "Seems to Contradict Traditional Catholic Teaching" Open Letter Critic Feser Promotes the "Immoral"

Open Letter critic Ed Feser in a recent post said the Open Letter was "rashly made."

Moreover, he wrote Pope Francis only "seems to contradict traditional Catholic teaching on... capital punishment."

Francis just said:

"I have clearly stated that the death penalty is unacceptable, it is immoral."

The renowned Catholic philosopher Feser has said:

"To contradict this [capital punishment] is a doctrinal error, pure and simple."
(EdFeser.blogspot, "Pope Francis and. capital punishment," August 3, 2018)

It appears that Francis is saying that Feser is teaching and promoting the "immoral."

Vocabulary.com defines the word:

"Immorality is evil, sinful, or otherwise wrong behavior."

Dictionary.com says synonyms for immoral are "bad, wicked... DEPRAVED... applies to one who seeks evil and viciousness."

It appears that Francis is saying Feser is teaching and promoting sinfulness, depravity, "evil and viciousness."

Does Feser still think Francis only "seems to contradict traditional Catholic teaching on... capital punishment"?

Does he still think the Open Letter was "rashly made"?

Pray an Our Father now for the restoration of the Church.



Comments

Aqua said…
I think Bergoglio is frankly confused what it will take to get Orthodox Catholics to man up and defend their Catholic beliefs and create the schism which is the entire point of his “pontificate”.

He may have overestimated the firmness of our belief. So he presses on and makes it as obvious as possible. One day a critical mass of faithful Catholics will emerge and he will have his inner schismatic conflict.

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