venerdì 18 novembre 2016

Bahamas
Archbishop Calls For End To Death Penalty
Tribune 242
(Nico Scavella) Archbishop Patrick Pinder, of the Catholic Archdiocese, yesterday called for the government to abolish the death penalty and focus instead on offender rehabilitation. Archbishop Pinder’s remarks came in a joint pastoral statement from the Bishops of the Antilles Episcopal Conference (AEC) in commemoration of the Catholic Church’s Extraordinary Jubilee Year of Mercy. The bishops - 19 of whom are signatories to the document - are urging governments and citizens in the region to abolish capital punishment. (...)