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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

Video: ‘The death penalty is inadmissible’ – Pope Francis

Pope Francis said that “the death penalty is morally inadmissible as it destroys the most important gift we have received: life.”

Malaysian to be hanged in Singapore after court dismisses appeal

A judge can commute the sentence to life in prison if the offender acted only as a courier and cooperated with authorities

Singapore to conduct another execution for drug trafficking, say activists

Singapore has faced mounting calls to abolish the death penalty, but continues to insist that it has helped keep the city-state safe

Philippine Catholic bishops remain steadfast against death penalty

Bishop Baylon said the “inalienable dignity of the human person… must never be taken for granted and must not be removed"

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