Archbishop Coakley: “The Death Penalty is Morally Obsolete”

April 13, 2015

archbishop coakley (1)Before the oral arguments begin with regards to the Supreme Court Case on lethal injection (Glossip v. Gross), Archbishop Coakley of Oklahoma reaffirmed his opposition to capital punishment in an official statement. “The death penalty only further erodes our respect for the sanctity of life,” the archbishop said. “It coarsens our culture and diminishes our humanity.”

 

Read the full statement.