Archive for tag: death penalty

Archive pour tag : death penalty

Nearly 400 Catholic, Evangelical Leaders Issue Holy Week Call to End Death Penalty

As Christians begin a week commemorating the torture, suffering and execution of Jesus, prominent Catholic and evangelical leaders are urging public officials to end the use of capital punishment.

“All who reverence the sanctity of human life, created in the image of God, must never remain silent when firing squads, lethal injections, electric chairs and other instruments of death are viewed as morally acceptable,” nearly 400 Catholic theologians, women religious, Christian evangelical leaders and faith-based social justice advocates write in a statement released today. “We urge governors, prosecutors, judges and anyone entrusted with power to do all that they can to end a practice that diminishes our humanity and contributes to a culture of violence and retribution without restoration.”
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Posted: March 31, 2015 • Permanent link: https://ecumenism.net/?p=8155
Categories: NewsIn this article: Catholic, death penalty, Evangelicals
Transmis : 31 mars 2015 • Lien permanente : https://ecumenism.net/?p=8155
Catégorie : NewsDans cet article : Catholic, death penalty, Evangelicals