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Saturday, April 09, 2011

Cardinal Bernadin's long reach

The most powerful story about the death penalty that I have seen in a while focuses on the late great Cardinal Bernadin, who epitomized Roman Catholic church at its best (and, not incidentally, had to live down a false accusation of sexual abuse). When a faithful churchman like the Governor of Illinois takes his Christian commitment seriously, even the New York Times is impressed. Here is the link: http://www.nytimes.com/2011/03/26/us/26religion.html?_r=1&scp=1&sq=faith%20governors%20shoulder&st=cse