Death Penalty Moratorium

The Third Committee of the U.N. General Assembly yesterday adopted a draft resolution calling for a moratorium on the use of the death penalty. Read the resolution and the voting sheet indicating how various countries voted on the resolution.

Christians Are Called to Defend Human Rights

The president of the Pontifical Council for Justice and Peace says that Christians are called to work for the abolition of “the death penalty, torture and other cruel, inhuman or degrading treatment or punishment against the human person,” calling such...