Month: March 2015

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Pope Francis Calls Death Penalty ‘Unacceptable’, Urges Abolition

VATICAN CITY (CNS) — Pope Francis came out squarely against the death penalty once again, calling it “unacceptable” regardless of the seriousness of the crime of the condemned.

Pope Francis met with a three-person delegation of the International Commission Against the Death Penalty March 20, and issued a letter on the occasion urging worldwide abolition. Continue reading “Pope Francis Calls Death Penalty ‘Unacceptable’, Urges Abolition”