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Chicago Archbishop Calls for Tough Gun Control Laws

posted on October 12, 2015

David Gibson of Religion News Service reports, “Archbishop Blase Cupich of Chicago, named by Pope Francis to that high-profile post a year ago, has issued a powerful call for tougher gun control laws in a move that may push the volatile issue further up the Catholic hierarchy’s agenda than it has been before.” Cupich, in an op-ed in the Chicago Tribune, argued that the Second Amendment has been distorted by a gun industry focused on making profits at the cost of increased violence. “We must band together to call for gun-control legislation,” he wrote.  “We must act in ways that promote the dignity and value of human life. And we must do it now.”

Read at Religion News Service