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By Aaron Seng, Crisis Magazine, Jan. 27, 2021

Aaron Seng is the president of Tradivox and general editor of the Catholic Catechism Index (Sophia Institute Press).

Aaron SengWe are currently witnessing the greatest catechetical crisis in the history of the Church.

In 2018, Pope Francis revised the Catechism of the Catholic Church (CCC) to change its teaching on the death penalty—a controversy that continues to be challenged by cardinals, bishops, priests, and theologians around the world.

But that was just the beginning. In addition to warping the very theology of the ordained ministry in his latest motu proprio, Francis is also on record as intending even more “updates” to the CCC that will include changes to its teaching on just warfare, and the inclusion of novel language about “ecological sins.”  …