Standing for Life: Our Catholic Faith and the Death Penalty

Use this newly updated one-page guide to understand Catholic teaching on the Death Penalty. This document highlights statements from our last three Popes, including Pope Francis' 2018 revision to the Catholic Church Catechism.

The back side of the document articulates how restorative justice practices can help heal our nation's broken criminal justice system.

This resource is a quick and easy tool to help learn and articulate our Catholic position against the death penalty.

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