At Spiritual Politics, Mark Silk takes on Justice Antonin Scalia's pronouncement that he would resign as a justice if he thought he was violating Church teaching by participating in our nation's current legal regime of judicially administered execution. Silk compares Scalia's stance with that of John F. Kennedy in his famous Houston Ministerial Association speech. Good stuff.
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In This Issue
- Editorial: Clear all obstacles from the path to peace with Iran
- Conservative corners have tepid take on Pope Francis' environment encyclical
- Where Pope Francis stands when it comes to women
- This issue's Special Section: Summer Books
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by Carol Glatz, Catholic News Service The Francis Chronicles