Legitimate Defense: Is Killing Ever Okay?

with Fr. Timothy Furlow

What is the difference between killing someone and murdering them? Is it ever truly admissible to take the life of another. The answer lies in the motivation by which you act. Listen to Fr. Tim Furlow explain the difference between self-defense and murder in this Catholic Bytes episode.

Further Resources:

  1. Online: Bishop Barron’s article The Libya Situation in Light of the Catholic Just War Tradition
  2. Online: Catechism of the Catholic Church on the 5th Commandment
  3. Online: Catholic Encyclopedia’s article on Self-Defense