US bishops welcome Connecticut’s repeal of death penalty
Catholic World News - April 27, 2012
The United States Conference of Catholic Bishops (USCCB) has issued a statement welcoming Connecticut’s repeal of the death penalty.
“As Catholics we are dedicated to promoting a consistent ethic of life, which values all human life as full of dignity and inherent worth--even those convicted of the worst crimes,” said Bishop Stephen Blaire of Stockton, chairman of the USCCB Committee on Domestic Justice and Human Development. “We welcome the courageous decision by the governor and the legislature to abolish the use of the death penalty in Connecticut. We stand in solidarity with all those who work for a just and safe society that protects its citizens and upholds the sanctity and dignity of all human life.”
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