Pius XII: coercive power, death penalty NOT “conditioned by historical circumstances” for they have “a general and abiding validity”

Posted August 4, 2018 11:26 am by Fr. John Zuhlsdorf

Pius XII: coercive power, death penalty NOT “conditioned by historical circumstances” for they have “a general and abiding validity”

I was recently reminded of a 2013 article at Crisis by Fr. George Rutler about capital punishment” “Hanging Concentrates The Mind”.
Among other things in his piece, Rutler writes of the guy I wrote about yesterday, Mastro Titta, the official Papal … Continue reading →
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