Death Penalty

Church Teaching on the Death Penalty


Conn. Catholic Conference
Praises Repeal of Death Penalty
-- The Connecticut legislature’s passage of a bill to abolish the death penalty is “a wonderful step in the right direction,” says Michael C. Culhane, director of the state's Catholic conference.


Top Vatican Official
Condemns Execution of Troy Davis
VATICAN, September 23, 2011- The president of the Vatican's Council for Justice and Peace has condemned the execution of inmate Troy Davis by the state of Georgia on Sept. 21. 




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