Waterboarding? Electric Shocks? References to torture can be found in newspapers, radio and TV programs, and even in cartoons.
What does the Church have to say about torture? This four chapter study guide will offer reflections on torture as a moral issue. Get a group together to discuss this timely issue and what you can do to stop torture.
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Torture is a MORAL Issue: A Catholic Study Guide
Chapter 1 – Recognizing Every Person’s God-Given Dignity
Chapter 2 – The Problem with Torture
Chapter 3 – Do Christians Love Their Enemies Even Now?
Chapter 4 – Action Steps To Address Torture
Appendix – Letter from Bishop Wenski to Senate on Torture
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