Tom Roeser knows that the Catholic Church has long held that the death penalty is moral, and he references Aquinas, as well as the Waldensian heresy, during which a death penalty opposing sect was act

Tom Roeser knows that the Catholic Church has long held that the death penalty is moral, and he references Aquinas, as well as the Waldensian heresy, during which a death penalty opposing sect was actually excommunicated for their views on capital punishment. However, Roeser argues we are too civilized to continue killing for killing.