A Deacon's Wife

Just when I have been thinking that Americans have become so polarized that agreementIsaiah 11 6 on anything is impossible, I see this headline (H/T New Advent)

National Catholic Journals Unite: ‘Capital Punishment Must End’ 

Joint Editorial of America, National Catholic Register, National Catholic Reporter, and Our Sunday Visitor:

We, the editors of four Catholic journals — America, National Catholic Register, National Catholic Reporter and Our Sunday Visitor — urge the readers of our diverse publications and the whole U.S. Catholic community and all people of faith to stand with us and say, “Capital punishment must end.”
The Catholic Church in this country has fought against the death penalty for decades. Pope St. John Paul II amended the universal Catechism of the Catholic Church to include a de facto prohibition against capital punishment (CCC 2263-2267). Last year, Pope Francis called on all Catholics “to fight … for the abolition of the…

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