Breaking News: Pope Francis tells Congress to Abolish the death penalty!

AP_846653263762-1024x699Breaking News: Pope Francis tells Congress to Abolish the death penalty!

“Every life is sacred, every human person is endowed with an inalienable dignity, and society can only benefit from the rehabilitation of those convicted of crimes,” he said. “Recently my brother bishops here in the United States renewed their call for the abolition of the death penalty. Not only do I support them, but I also offer encouragement to all those who are convinced that a just and necessary punishment must never exclude the dimension of hope and the goal of rehabilitation.”

Read More here: http://thinkprogress.org/justice/2015/09/24/3705008/pope-francis-tells-congress-to-abolish-the-death-penalty/