Articles on this issue "death penalty"
Christians are called to defend human rights, and particularly work for the abolition of the death penalty, says the president of the Pontifical Council for Justice and Peace. Cardinal Renato …read more
Cardinal Renato Martino made an appeal for the life of a convicted killer in Texas, scheduled to face the death penalty this month. Today the president of the Pontifical Council for Justice …read more
In a 13-page report, the Fides news agency of the Vatican Congregation for the Evangelization of Peoples takes a look at the death penalty, calling it "cruel and unnecessary." "Love Your …read more