Other Organizational Statements

Knights of Columbus Texas State Council Crusade for Life Resolution

Knights of Columbus Texas State Council Crusade for Life Resolution

WHEREAS, in keeping with the spirit of Saint Pope John Paul II’s pro-life encyclical, Evangelium Vitae (The Crusade for Life); and recognizing that, as the US Conference of Catholic Bishops reminds us, “All issues don’t carry the same moral weight,... MORE

Catholic Daughters of the Americas Resolution Opposing the Death Penalty

Catholic Daughters of the Americas Resolution Opposing the Death Penalty

WHEREAS, Pope Francis said that the Church’s position on the death penalty is “a courageous reaffirmation of the conviction that humanity can successfully confront criminality” without taking human life; and WHEREAS, he recommended that “capital sentences be commuted to a... MORE

Priests for Life Statement on the Death Penalty

Priests for Life has come to signify two distinct but related movements within the wider pro-life movement. On one level, Priests for Life refers to a very specific effort to galvanize the clergy to preach, teach and mobilize their people... MORE

Diocese of Reno Life, Peace, and Justice Commission

– 1999 – WHEREAS Catholic social teaching calls us to oppose capital punishment:  Pope John Paul II’s “Evangelium Vitae” calls for alternative means to defend and protect society, concluding that “as a result of steady improvements in the organization of... MORE