Posts Tagged ‘Death penality’

Pope praises California death penalty moratorium, governor says

Monday, May 20th, 2024

Pope Francis supports the steps taken by California to halt the use of the death penalty, California Gov. Gavin Newsom said. Newsom told Catholic News Service that the pope “immediately brought up the issue of the death penalty” during their meeting on May 16. The governor said that during their exchange, the pope expressed “how Read more

Involuntary euthanasia for repeat offenders

Thursday, July 11th, 2019

A man associated with the Coalition New Zealand Party is calling for the Government to introduce involuntary euthanasia for paedophiles who are repeat offenders. Jevan Goulter describes himself as the campaign manager and chief strategist for the Coalition New Zealand Party led by Hannah Tamaki. On his Facebook page, he has posted a link to an Read more

Ribat hopes executions in Indonesia make PNG reconsider

Friday, May 1st, 2015

The Catholic archbishop of Port Moresby, John Ribat, says this week’s executions in Indonesia underline why Papua New Guinea should not go ahead with reactivating the death penalty. In an interview on Radio Australia he said that he hoped that the circumstances surrounding the executions in Indonesia will bring “more light to our into our Read more

Death penalty policy being drawn up in PNG

Tuesday, April 15th, 2014

Policy-makers in Papua New Guinea are drawing up a framework on how the death penalty might work there. The will soon submit the framework  to Cabinet for discussion. The justice minister, Kerenga Kua, says members of government will debate the details of the policy once it is is written. He says the government will have the Read more