Some conservatives are huffing and puffing about Pope Francis’ statement disallowing the death penalty. They are raging against his over reach or they are biting their nails over the idea that “if he can change this he can change anything!!!” They’re wondering “What next? Does this mean cafeteria Catholics were right? We can pick and choose after all?”
No you can’t pick and choose. You have to be 100% Catholic. However, there is a hierarchy of truth and practice. There are some things that are not optional. There are others that should be received with faith, good will and obedience and

Praise the Lord

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