1. There is no change. It's development of doctrine. It's tweaking a bit, but it's the same. Church teaching can't change. Therefore it is no change.
2. It's not change, but it's more than development of doctrine. It's based on the obvious changes in the world from years ago. Because our modern systems can prevent crime, now we don't need the death penalty. Or, in a different variation, the death penalty in the US is a farce, the other primary capital punishment countries aren't great examples anyway, let's ditch the death penalty.
3. Thank goodness it changed! Now it can get busy and start changing some other teachings, like those that deal with sex and sex stuff.
Rod Dreher looks at number three.