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Catholic Church Death Penalty

Pope Calls For End To Death Penalty In Speech To Congress

The Huffington Post | Alana Horowitz | Posted 10.05.2015 | Politics

Pope Francis made an impassioned plea Thursday for the U.S. to abolish the death penalty in his address to Congress. The pope has long been an opponen...

Boston Bishops: Dzhokhar Tsarnaev Shouldn't Get Death Penalty

The Associated Press | Posted 04.07.2015 | Religion

BOSTON (AP) — Boston Cardinal Sean O'Malley and fellow Massachusetts Roman Catholic bishops said Monday it would be against the church's teaching to...

Is There A Death-Penalty Sized Hole In Catholicism's 'Seamless Garment?'

Posted 11.28.2011 | Religion

By David Gibson Religion News Service (RNS) Is Catholic opposition to the death penalty losing traction as opposition to abortion, gay marriage, c...

Can The Death Penalty Deliver Justice Or Peace?

Michele Somerville | Posted 09.06.2011 | Religion
Michele Somerville

While I find it almost impossible to sympathize with Humberto Leal García Jr.'s suffering, I believe, as a person of faith, it is unjust and immoral for any state in the United States to put this killer to death.