Earlier today, the editorial boards of the National Catholic Register, Our Sunday Visitor, America Magazine, and the National Catholic Reporter issued a joint statement calling for the end to capital punishment in the U.S. It is a rare, rare event when all four politically and theologically disparate publications share common ground with regards to any element of Catholic teaching, prudential or defined.
It’s unlike anything I’ve seen in my lifetime. Is it a sign of things to come, a portend for our futures?
I think it is. Dr Peter Venkman and associates explain:
You never know…