#NEWS: Pope Reaffirms Absolute Condemnation of Death Penalty

On Thursday, 23 October 2014, Pope Francis received delegates from the International Association of Penal Law (AIDP) and made the following statement regarding the death penalty:

“All Christians and people of goodwill are called today to fight not only for the abolition of the death penalty be it legal or illegal, in all of its forms, but also for the improvement of prison conditions in the respect of the human dignity of those who have been deprived of freedom.”

Read more at the Official Vatican Network: http://bit.ly/12jDwQb.

Source:: National Coalition to End the Death Penalty