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Five years after Pope Francis updated the Catechism of the Catholic Church to clarify the Church’s teaching on the death penalty, there is “renewed momentum” in the United States to end the practice, a leading Catholic activist said. Source: OSV News.
Following the execution of a convicted murderer, the Archbishop of Oklahoma City has renewed calls to abolish the death penalty, which he called an “archaic punishment”. Source: CNA.
Two Australians facing the death penalty in Vietnam have been granted clemency after Prime Minister Anthony Albanese visited the country on the weekend. Source: News.com.au.