The Bible upholds the death penalty precisely because it upholds the sanctity and dignity of human life and of every single individual who is created in the image and likeness of God. In some sense, therefore, homicide is tantamount to deicide.
Since his consecration, His Piousness the Grand Panjandrum of Canterbury has managed to apologise to most of the Church’s secular critics as well as to its entire vocal victim group discontents therein.
Pope Francis put the ripest cherry on the icing of his theological fruitcake: 'I think it is not right to identify Islam with violence. If I speak of Islamic violence, I have to speak of Catholic violence.'