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New Hampshire death penalty repeal bid called ‘an enormous victory for...

CONCORD, N.H. -- The New Hampshire Senate's vote to repeal the death penalty is "an enormous victory for life," according to the executive director...

Pope Francis calls for Year of Mercy moratorium on death penalty

Catholic News Service VATICAN CITY — Pope Francis called for a moratorium on executions during the Year of Mercy and said the fifth commandment, “Thou...

Vatican representative urges all nations to abolish death penalty

Catholic News Service VATICAN CITY — The Catholic Church firmly opposes the death penalty and urges all states to move toward its abolition, said the...

Pope Francis calls for abolishing death penalty and life imprisonment

Catholic News Service VATICAN CITY — Pope Francis called for abolition of the death penalty as well as life imprisonment, and denounced what he called...

Pope Francis calls for abolishing death penalty and lifetime sentences

Catholic News Service VATICAN CITY — Pope Francis called for abolition of the death penalty as well as life imprisonment, and denounced what he called...

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