Monday, October 3, 2011

Dead, but dead wrong

Dead wrong: Catholics must no longer support capital punishment

People hold a banner and signs on the steps of the Georgia Capitol in Atlanta during a vigil for death-row inmate Troy Davis before his Sept. 21 execution. More than 200 Catholic theologians, scholars, and social justice advocates cite the executions of Troy Davis in Georgia and Lawrence Brewer in Texas in mid-September as prompting their call for abolishing the death penalty.
The Catholic Church's position on capital punishment has evolved considerably over the centuries.
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