Matt C. Abbott
August 20, 2010
That's the question I posed to Father John Trigilio, and he graciously provided me with a thorough response.
"Catholicism and Capital Punishment" (Cardinal Avery Dulles)
The Catholic Encyclopedia's entry on capital punishment
Matt C. Abbott is a Catholic columnist with a Bachelor of Arts degree in Communication, Media and Theatre from Northeastern Illinois University in Chicago, and an Associate in Applied Science degree in Business Management from Triton College in River Grove, Ill. He has worked in the right-to-life movement and is a published writer focused on Catholic and social issues. He can be reached at firstname.lastname@example.org