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The Death Penalty & Pro-Life Credibility

3-10-11 Posted by Admin in Death Penalty 0 Comments

Just over a year ago an organization calling itself “The Catholic Mobilizing Network to End the Death Penalty” was announced.  Karen Clifton, its executive director, said at the time that CMN was created with the encouragement of the United States Conference of Catholic Bishops.

After hearing about the organization’s efforts to host programs through the  nation’s dioceses, I asked aloud whether CMN’s message, and particularly Clifton herself, was going to confuse Catholics on the difference between support for the death penalty and support for abortion. (more…)