The Vatican recently eliminated life imprisonment from its own penal code.
Topic: death penalty
Pakistani Christian sentenced to death on a blasphemy charge
The Holy Father is clearly opposed to the death penalty; but why doesn’t the Church oppose it as unequivocally as abortion and euthanasia?
It’s a real question: I simply don’t understand
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His crimes were of the gravest nature; his life was an affront to the families of those who died in the Holocaust
Archbishop Georges Casmoussa of Mosul says the killing of Tariq Aziz would be wrong
Cardinal Keith O’Brien criticises American ‘culture of vengeance’ after calls for Scottish leaders to appear at Senate hearing