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US Bishops' Official: Torture an Intrinsic Evil, Can Never Be Justified

Calls on Congress, President to Strengthen Legal Prohibitions

Washington, D.C., (Zenit.org) Staff Reporter | 892 hits

Bishop Oscar Cantú, chair of the US bishops' Committee on International Justice and Peace, joined with other religious leaders in condemning the torture program carried out by the Central Intelligence Agency. He said: “The Catholic Church firmly believes that torture is an ‘intrinsic evil’ that cannot be justifie...

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