Missouri Bishops Issue Joint Statement on the Death Penalty

Today, Good Friday, the Missouri bishops issued a joint statement calling for an end to the use of the death penalty in Missouri.  The statement asks Catholics to join the efforts of the Missouri Catholic Conference in urging public officials to abolish capital punishment and to find other means to hold offenders accountable. A translation of the statement in Spanish is also available here.

 

Posted: April 18, 2014

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