John Paul II Backs Campaign Against Death Penalty

ATICAN CITY, NOV. 30, 2003 (Zenit.org).- John Paul II added his voice in support of the renewal of the international campaign against the death penalty. Before bidding farewell to the pilgrims gathered today in St. Peter’s Square to pray the Angelus, the Pope...

Rethinking the Death Penalty

U.S. Courts Put More Barriers to Capital Punishment WASHINGTON, D.C., NOV. 9, 2002 (Zenit.org).- U.S.. courts are showing more doubts about the death penalty. On Wednesday, one minute before Texan prisoner James Colburn was to be taken from his cell to the death...

Rethinking the Death Penalty

U.S. Courts Put More Barriers to Capital Punishment WASHINGTON, D.C., NOV. 9, 2002 (Zenit.org).- U.S.. courts are showing more doubts about the death penalty. On Wednesday, one minute before Texan prisoner James Colburn was to be taken from his cell to the death...