Catholic Culture Podcasts
Catholic Culture Podcasts
Catholic World News

Supreme Court rules condemned prisoner has right to final prayer with cleric

February 12, 2021

» Continue to this story on Becket Law

CWN Editor's Note: The US Supreme Court ruled on February 12 that a condemned prisoner in Alabama should be allowed to pray with a minister before his execution. The decision—upholding an earlier ruling by a federal appeals court—caused a delay in the scheduled execution of Willie Smith. Alabama prison officials had barred clerics from the execution chamber.

The above note supplements, highlights, or corrects details in the original source (link above). About CWN news coverage.

 


For all current news, visit our News home page.


Sound Off! CatholicCulture.org supporters weigh in.

All comments are moderated. To lighten our editing burden, only current donors are allowed to Sound Off. If you are a current donor, log in to see the comment form; otherwise please support our work, and Sound Off!

There are no comments yet for this item.