Capital Punishment, the Demise of Natural Law & John Paul II
by Dennis Teti
According to his own testimony, the late Oklahoma City mass murderer Timothy McVeigh was unable to distinguish between his own democratically chosen government and foreign tyrannies, could not tell the difference between fellow-citizens and invading soldiers, and shrugged off murdered innocent babies as “collateral damage.” If the term “moral monster” has any meaning at all, it surely refers to a person who, with no ability to perceive those distinctions, acts violently on the basis of that inability. Such a monster was McVeigh.
Nevertheless, Pope John Paul II, taking his usual strong stand again . . .
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