The Sisters of St. Francis of Philadelphia is a community of approximately 430 Catholic women religious who choose a Gospel way of life lived in community and uphold a long and honored tradition of loving God and being in relationships through loving service.

Corporate Statement Against the Death Penalty 

“We, the Sisters of St. Francis of Philadelphia, following in the footprints of the nonviolent Jesus and the peacemaking tradition of Francis of Assisi, join Pope John Paul II, the Catholic bishops, and many others in calling for an end to the death penalty.” (October 1999)  

Full Statement and more information available here

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