Denver Archdiocese says alcohol is fine but cannabis is “disastrous” in a deeply flawed pastoral letter

The archbishop for the Archdiocese of Denver has some thoughts on cannabis legalization, and he dropped them Nov. 10 in the form of a 9,000-word open “pastoral letter.” In his message, Most Reverend Samuel J. Aquila, the highest-ranking Catholic official in the Mile High City, made a strong — and deeply flawed — critique of the plant’s use and its impact on Colorado communities calling it “disastrous to our society.”

https://www.denverpost.com/2023/11/28/colorado-catholic-church-cannabis-marijuana-pastoral-letter-alcohol/

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