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Thumbnail end death penalty Abolishing the death penalty: Panel urges end to capital punishment in California

ANAHEIM — Pope Francis has called for an end to the death penalty on several occasions, Father Chris Ponnet pointed out during a Feb. 27 panel...

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Thumbnail florida department of corrections execution chamber 1 credit florida state correctional facility cna 10 27 15 California bishops urge voters to reject the death penalty this fall

Los Angeles, Calif., Jul 16, 2016 / 02:09 pm (CNA/EWTN News).- On Thursday, the bishops of California announced their support of a state ballot...

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Thumbnail syringe credit phichet chaiyabin shutterstock cna DIY execution? Arizona’s 'bizarre' new death penalty policy

Phoenix, Ariz., Feb 15, 2017 / 04:37 pm (CNA/EWTN News).- It’s an odd time for death in the United States.   While there is a new push for death...

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Thumbnail florida department of corrections execution chamber 1 credit florida state correctional facility cna 10 27 15 Don't bring back the death penalty, New Mexico bishops plead

Albuquerque, N.M., Aug 23, 2016 / 06:34 am (CNA/EWTN News).- The Catholic bishops of New Mexico are speaking up against a proposal to reintroduce...

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Thumbnail prop62 History of the death penalty in the United States

In 1980, the Roman Catholic Bishops of the United States called for an end to the use of the death penalty in our country. It was the judgment of...

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Thumbnail death penalty credit california department of corrections and rehabilitation wikipedia cc 20 cna Is the death penalty a form of psychological torture? This author says yes

Washington D.C., Mar 14, 2017 / 03:20 am (CNA).- Recent “botched executions” resulting in painful deaths for inmates have stirred controversy over...

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Thumbnail death penalty credit california department of corrections and rehabilitation wikipedia cc 20 cna Texas bishops: The death penalty is a pro-life issue

Austin, Texas, Oct 10, 2016 / 04:44 pm (CNA/EWTN News).- The abolition of the death penalty is “undeniably a pro-life issue” that would better...

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Thumbnail sq lethal injection room The right to kill?: California Catholic Conference urges voters to end the death penalty in the state

Kirk Bloodsworth had everything a young man could hope for in 1984. At 23 years old, he had served honorably in the U.S. Marines, was married, and...

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Thumbnail californiavoting Vote yes on Prop. 62 to abolish the death penalty

California bishops are urging voters to abolish the death penalty — a costly and failed system that has left 741 men and women waiting on death...

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Thumbnail lethal injection room new mexico state pen credit ken piorkowsk cna 728 Will Texas execute two innocent men?

Austin, Texas, Aug 10, 2016 / 05:23 pm (CNA/EWTN News).- In Texas, two scheduled executions could kill innocent men, Catholic and other Christian...

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