Posts Tagged ‘life imprisonment’

Pope calls for abolition of life imprisonment

Tuesday, October 28th, 2014

Pope Francis has called for the abolition of life imprisonment, saying that it is another, hidden, form of the death penalty. At a meeting with representatives of the International Association of Penal Law last week, the Pope denounced what he called “penal populism”. This promises to solve society’s problems by punishing crime instead of pursuing Read more