The Death Penalty: Inadmissible and Doctrinally Continuous

Reading Time: 11 minutes By Jonathan C. McMonigal, Holy Apostles College and Seminary Part I: Introduction In the wake of the Second Vatican Ecumenical Council, the Catholic Church ruled the death penalty to be inadmissible. Although heavily qualified under the pontificate of St. John Paul II, capital punishment was only ruled out under the current pontificate of Francis. Traditionalist […]