“Fire, Ready, Aim”: A Mixed-up Progression?

September 26, 2011

By Bishop David Zubik, Diocese of Pittsburgh, PA
October 7, 2011

Death is never a solution. But too often we think that it accomplishes something. As a culture, our society opts for death to solve so-called social problems — whether it is the cost of caring for the sickly aged, the inconvenience of an unwanted pregnancy or the plague of violent crime. Death is never a solution. Death only leads to more death. We blind our collective social conscience as we turn to death over and over again to resolve whatever issue we face.

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