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Philippine senator seeks death penalty for uniformed personnel involved in smuggling

He argued that the imposition of the death penalty is necessary given the gravity of the offenses committed

2022 executions highest in five years, according to Amnesty International

A total of 883 people were known to have been executed in 20 countries, marking a 53% increase from the previous year

Updated: Singapore hangs prisoner over 1 kg of cannabis

Singapore has some of the world's toughest anti-drug laws and insists the death penalty remains an effective deterrent against trafficking

Senator Padilla wants death penalty for security personnel in murder cases

He said harsher penalties should be imposed on those who betray their oath to protect the people

Fighting death penalty

We are persons of peace and at all times we can and should seek peace. (Compendium of the Social Doctrine of the Church, 4 , 5.)  

Eighth World Congress Against the Death Penalty

The World Congress is a source of hope against the backdrop of an impending return of the death penalty to the Philippines

Pope Francis celebrates Mass with about 30,000 faithful in Bahrain

Matricia, a Filipina living in Dammam in neighboring Saudi Arabia, said she felt "lucky" to be at Saturday morning's mass

Pope Francis calls for promotion of human rights as he arrives...

Pope Francis said religious freedom should be "complete and not limited to freedom of worship”

Pope again raises voice against death penalty

"Society can effectively repress crime without definitively depriving the offenders of the possibility of redeeming themselves"

Anti-death penalty lobby lacks numbers, says prison ministry official

“As the struggle against death penalty will go on, let us remain vigilant and stand up for what is right,” he said

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