Resources provided by the USCCB on the death penalty and its use are based upon the official teaching of the Catholic Church on defense of the common good and on the view that the need for the use of the death penalty in today’s society is “very rare, if practically nonexistant” (Catechism of the Catholic Church, no. 2267). Please make use of these resources in abolition efforts and share them among the Catholic communities and organizations of which you are a part.
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- #BREAKING: #Ohio lawmakers propose an end to capital punishment. Ohio friends, reach out to your reps in support! http://t.co/WyBHNFGuOg about 6 hours ago
- #EXECUTION NEWS: Askari Muhammad was scheduled to be executed in #Florida today. It was stayed due to concerns w/ lethal injection protocol. 10:55:30 AM December 03, 2013
- #EXECUTION WATCH: Jerry Martin is scheduled to be executed in #Texas today. Please pray and work to end the #deathpenalty. 10:04:30 AM December 03, 2013