A good article at Vatican Insider highlights some of Pope Benedict's recent remarks on the death penalty which seem to definitively close the door on those Catholics who continue to support it. Of course, the two Catholicsw seeking the presidency have publicly supported the use of torture so should we be surprised that they ignore the Holy Father on the death penalty?
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