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5 executions to take place by end of January

Carol Zimmermann, Catholic News Service WASHINGTON — The July 25 announcement by the Justice Department that it is reinstating the federal death ...

Bishops to revise U.S. catechism’s capital punishment section

Carol Zimmermann, Catholic News Service   BALTIMORE — The U.S. bishops voted June 13 to revise what the U.S. Church teaches its adult ...

Calls it ‘contrary to the Gospel’

Cindy Wooden, Catholic News Service VATICAN CITY — Building on the development of Catholic Church teaching against capital punishment, Pope ...

Pope revises catechism to say death penalty is ‘inadmissible’

Cindy Wooden, Catholic News Service VATICAN CITY — Building on the development of Catholic Church teaching against capital punishment, Pope ...

Justice Breyer calls death penalty arbitrary, urges review

By Carol Zimmermann, Catholic News Service Supreme Court Justice Stephen Breyer delivered harsh criticism of the death penalty Dec. 12 in a ...

Voters reject nearly all ballot measures on issues of Catholic concern

By Carol Zimmermann, Catholic News Service In this year’s election, voters went against nearly all of the ballot initiatives backed by ...

Philippine bishops’ death penalty statement represents new approach

A warning: Language in sixth paragraph may be offensive to some readers. By Paul Jeffrey, Catholic News Service When the Catholic bishops of the ...

Death penalty fosters revenge, not justice, pope says

By Junno Arocho Esteves, Catholic News Service VATICAN CITY (CNS) — Use of the death penalty is an unacceptable practice that sows ...

Death penalty fosters revenge, not justice, pope says

By Junno Arocho Esteves, Catholic News Service Use of the death penalty is an unacceptable practice that sows vengeance and does not bring ...

Death penalty under fire as Supreme Court takes disabled man case

By Matt Hadro, CNA/EWTN News Washington D.C., Jun 8, 2016 / 03:42 pm (CNA/EWTN News) – The Supreme Court on Monday agreed to review the ...

Supreme Court agrees to review two death-row cases next term

By Carol Zimmermann, Catholic News Service ASHINGTON (CNS) — The U.S. Supreme Court agreed June 6 to take on two very different death ...

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