Posts Tagged ‘Death row’

Death row – innocent man to be executed next week in Texas Comments 0

Friday, August 19th, 2016

A death row inmate who never killed anyone, and who may not even have known a crime was going to be committed will be executed in Texas next week The execution is not only out of touch with Pope Francis and the U.S. bishops, but also growing public opinion against capital punishment. A group of Read more

Bishops commend court for stay of execution of mentally ill man Comments 0

Tuesday, December 9th, 2014

Catholic bishops in Texas, USA, thanked a federal appeals court for issuing a stay of execution for a mentally ill inmate. Scott Panetti was due to be executed just hours before the stay. “The Texas Catholic Conference of Bishops today expressed appreciation to the U.S. Fifth Circuit Court of Appeals for granting a stay of execution Read more