Catholic activism on the death penalty

 John L. Allen Jr.  writes a brief dispatch from Denmark on Catholic activism on the death penalty. Rumors of the death of the church’s passion for social justice have been greatly exaggerated, at least to judge by a high-profile international conference in Rome...

Pope calls for abolition of Death Penalty

Benedict XVI greeted a delegation gathered in Rome that is working to abolish the death penalty. The group included members from Illinois where the death penalty was recently outlawed. View his presentation at RomeReports TV.