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Nebraska repeals the death penalty

By Catholic News Service LINCOLN, Neb. — The Nebraska Legislature May 20 passed a measure to repeal the death penalty with enough votes to override...

Reaction mixed to Tsarnaev death sentence in Boston Marathon bombing

Catholic News Service   WASHINGTON (CNS) -- Reaction was mixed to the May 15 jury sentencing of death for Dzhokhar Tsarnaev for his role in the...

Virginia bishops urge Catholics to shift focus of death penalty debate

RICHMOND, Va. (CNS) -- Virginia's bishops called on Catholics in the state's two dioceses to step up to change the debate about the use...

Faith leaders support ending death penalty in Delaware

Dialog Editor   Bishop Malooly joins interfaith leaders calling for House debate on bill ending capital punishment   DOVER — Bishop Wayne P. Wright of the Episcopal Diocese...

Parents of slain child oppose death penalty for Boston Marathon bomber

BOSTON — The parents of Martin Richard, the youngest victim killed in the Boston Marathon bombings two years ago, are asking that the death...

Pope Francis urges abolition of the death penalty, Bishop Malooly asks...

Catholic News Service VATICAN CITY — Pope Francis came out squarely against the death penalty once again, calling it “unacceptable” regardless of the seriousness of...

Pope Francis calls death penalty ‘unacceptable,’ urges abolition

Catholic News Service   VATICAN CITY (CNS) -- Pope Francis came out squarely against the death penalty once again, calling it "unacceptable" regardless of the seriousness...

Opposing the death penalty is ‘pro-life’: Advocacy group renews bishop’s call...

Staff reporter   A diocesan group is asking Delaware Catholics to contact state legislators to urge them to follow the example set last year by Maryland...

Md. General Assembly expected to address contentious issues

Catholic Review (Baltimore)  ANNAPOLIS – Leaders of the Maryland Catholic Conference (MCC) expect no shortage of controversy in the 90-day session of the Maryland General...

Death penalty opponents praise Oregon governor

PORTLAND, Ore. — Catholic and other opponents of the death penalty praised Oregon Gov. John Kitzhaber for placing a moratorium on the use of...

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