The continued Roman Catholic condemnation of the death penalty is a sham. Note that I am not calling into question the intentions of those who oppose the death penalty. I am particularly referring to the Roman Catholics. Why?
Deacon Juan Barajas is the Director of Evangelization and Hispanic Ministry at the Archdiocese of Santa Fe's Catholic Center, Alb., NM. Deacon Barajas writes a column that is mailed out to the Parishes of the Archdiocese to be included in the church bulletin. For September 16, 2002 the column titled Stewardship reads: