Nebraska's unicameral legislature voted yesterday to abolish the death penalty. Here is a link to the statement by the Nebraska bishops on the issue. Who would havce thought that bishops of Nebraska would be more outspoken on this issue than, say, President Barack Obama!
I do not know how to say "I know better" in German, but this is what it looks like in English. Puh-leeze.
A provocative essay by Robert Christian at Millennial argues that, no, the Churches have not done enough for the poor, and makes a convincing case for the corruption of the Gospel by the culture warriors of both left and right.