Roger Vermalen Karban

The Rev. Roger Vermalen Karban, a Catholic priest in the Diocese of Belleville, Ill., is a Scripture scholar and widely published writer.

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Mark’s Gospel Provides a Legal Loophole for Providing Sanctuary. Will Christians Use It?

by Roger Vermalen Karban 06-13-2017

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Though they gave respectable answers, I was amazed no one directly quoted the Christian Gospels on the subject.

The Gospel of Mark provides one saying of Jesus directly applicable to this situation. But when we examine subsequent uses of that saying in the other Gospels, we can see why none of the 60 Minutes interviewees dared quote that particular verse.