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Thumbnail syringe cna size Against death penalty, Pfizer bans drug sales for lethal injections

The drug company Pfizer has announced it will no longer sell drugs for use in lethal injections because it objects to their use in...

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Thumbnail archbishop jos h gomez at the second annual immigration summit at christ cathedral feb 27 2016 courtesy of the la archdiocese cna 2 29 16 Archbishop Gomez: It's time to end the death penalty

Los Angeles, Calif., Sep 24, 2016 / 04:04 pm (CNA/EWTN News).- Californians should vote for Proposition 62, a ballot measure to end the death...

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Thumbnail florida department of corrections execution chamber 1 credit florida state correctional facility cna 10 27 15 As Florida execution approaches, bishops urge governor to take pro-life path

An imminent execution scheduled for this week is the wrong path, said Florida’s Catholic bishops, urging the governor of the state to intervene....

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Thumbnail death penalty credit california department of corrections and rehabilitation wikipedia cc 20 cna As wave of executions draws near, Catholics in Arkansas pray for an alternative

Little Rock, Ark., Apr 9, 2017 / 06:01 am (CNA/EWTN News).- Even though legal options have run out, Catholics in Arkansas are still pushing back...

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Thumbnail lethal injection credit samrith na lumpoon shutterstock cna Catholics heartened by stay on flurry of planned executions in Arkansas

Little Rock, Ark., Apr 17, 2017 / 02:49 pm (CNA/EWTN News).- As judges halted the planned executions of eight inmates in 10 days in Arkansas,...

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Thumbnail injection vaccine needle biohazard credit cdc debora cartagena cna 11 13 14 Catholics speak out against execution of two more Arkansas inmates

Little Rock, Ark., Apr 24, 2017 / 04:33 pm (CNA/EWTN News).- As Arkansas prepares to conduct the first double execution in the U.S. since 2000,...

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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 prison credit thomas hawk via flickr cc by nc 20 cna 10 23 15 Mo. governor right to halt execution, Catholic conference says

A governor’s decision to stay the imminent execution of a death row inmate following claims of new evidence has drawn praise from the Missouri...

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Thumbnail jail prison credit freebirdphotos shutterstock cna Supreme Court rejects Texas' standards for executing the intellectually disabled

Washington D.C., Mar 28, 2017 / 02:43 pm (CNA/EWTN News).- In a death penalty case with national implications, the Supreme Court on Tuesday...

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Thumbnail death penalty The early Church and the death penalty

How did the earliest Christians view the practice of capital punishment? To borrow a phrase from social media: It’s complicated. The issue...

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Thumbnail death penalty credit california department of corrections and rehabilitation wikipedia cc 20 cna Virginia bishops: Death penalty won't heal a broken world

Washington D.C., Jan 22, 2017 / 06:17 am (CNA/EWTN News).- For two Catholic bishops in Virginia, the execution of a man convicted of brutally...

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Thumbnail prison credit thomas hawk via flickr cc by nc 20 cna 10 23 15 Virginia bishops welcome commutation of prisoner's death sentence

Richmond, Va., Apr 22, 2017 / 03:13 pm (CNA/EWTN News).- The Catholic bishops of Virginia welcomed a decision by the governor to commute a...

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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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