Pro-life Catholics need to oppose the death penalty

Father Dwight Longenecker could not be considered “liberal” by any criteria, so his well-reasoned observations should be welcome in all circles. But, of course, there are still many who cynically trumpet their anti-abortion credentials as a lame excuse to ignore or scorn the full anti-death message of St. John Paul II’s Evangeilium Vitae, and the teachings of Pope Francis, in nearly every other way.

“While it’s not right to equate abortion and capital punishment, pro-life Catholics should also oppose the death penalty and campaign for mercy.”

Continue: Pro-life Catholics need to oppose the death penalty – CRUX

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