Neuhaus, Richard John
October 1995
First Things: A Monthly Journal of Religion & Public Life;Oct1995, Issue 56, p83
Focuses on the interpretation of the teaching from the papal encyclical "Evangelium Vitae" on the death penalty explained by Joseph Cardinal Ratzinger. Application of the doctrinal principles in capital punishment; Information on the substance of the text of the Catechism as approved by the Apostolic Constitution Fidei Depositum; Expectations of Ratzinger on the response of Catholics who opposed death penalty to the issue.


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