Annapolis, Md. — Catholics in Maryland are welcoming the repeal of the death penalty in the state as a step towards a culture of life that respects the dignity of all human persons, from conception to natural death.
“As Catholics we recognize the intrinsic dignity of every human life, said Linda Brenegan, respect life program director for the Archdiocese of Baltimore.
“Repealing the death penalty acknowledges in law that value (of every human life) — even of those who have degraded themselves by committing serious crimes,” she told CNA.
“Could Maryland now begin to move toward acknowledging the obvious dignity of the most innocent among us — the child in the womb? We hope, pray and...READ MORE