NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — The execution comes a week after Pope Francis revealed new Catholic church teaching that deems the death penalty "inadmissible" under all circumstances.
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MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — The question of whether or not Catholic political and judicial leaders would be sinning if they continue to support the death penalty is up for interpretation.
(RNS) — Wherever Christians are most concentrated in America is where the death penalty has flourished.
(RNS) — The pope's recent change to the catechism is likely to face fierce opposition in the U.S., where 54 percent of the public — and 53 percent of Catholics — support capital punishment.
And made it a central concern for the church's pro-life activism.
(RNS) — A vocal opponent of the death penalty, Francis also ordered a change to say the church will work 'with determination for its abolition worldwide.'
(AP) — Greta Lindecrantz has been jailed for nearly two weeks.
CENTENNIAL, Colo. (AP) — Greta Lindecrantz was jailed Monday after she repeatedly refused to answer questions about her work on the defense team of Robert Ray, one of three men on Colorado's death row.
VATICAN CITY (RNS) — In calling capital punishment 'inadmissible,' Pope Francis is reshaping what it means for Catholics to be 'pro-life,' stressing that it means protecting life from womb to natural death.
(RNS) You’d be hard-pressed to find a rich person who received the death penalty.
OKLAHOMA CITY (RNS) Last week, the Oklahoma Death Penalty Review Commission recommended that the moratorium on the death penalty be extended.
(RNS) Aramis Ayala is leading Florida out of a legal and ethical mess and into a better future.
CHARLESTON, S.C. (Reuters) He told jurors he still felt the massacre was something he had to do and did not ask that his life be spared.
(RNS) Marijuana, gun control, the death penalty and the minimum wage are some of the issues being highlighted by religious leaders.
Christianity purports to follow a first-century rabbi who was convicted, jailed, and sentenced to die at the hands of the state beside two other convicted felons. Here's why it matters.