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What JP II Said--and What He Didn’t



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A question that keeps coming up:  Whether the Catholic church has or has not condemned the death penalty.  (Answer:  It hasn’t.)  For a wonderfully thorough but still entirely readable explanation, look here.  (In the final paragraph, “Pre-16” refers to then Cardinal Ratzinger, writing before he became Benedict XVI.) 

Hat tip:  RomanCatholicBlog.com.



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