A group gathered holding prayer vigil in prayerful response to acts of hatred and violence in our society.
Gathering to sing, pray for death-row inmate before execution called spiritual work of mercy
Nation/World news briefs: Feb. 20, 2023
In focus: Pennsylvania death penalty, Portugal abuse report, papal resignation
Nation/World news briefs: Dec. 19, 2022
In focus: Antisemitism, Nicaraguan crisis, clemency for Christmas
Vatican offers guidelines for investing in a way consistent with faith
Subtitled “Faith-Based Measures for Catholic Investors: A Starting Point and Call to Action,” the document lists 24 topics — from abortion to water — that should be considered when planning an investment strategy that generates the funds necessary to continue the church’s mission but does so in the most ethical way possible.
U.S. Catholic leaders speak out against three November executions
In a 24-hour period, all four death penalty cases had last-minute appeals to the Supreme Court that were denied.
Nation/World news briefs: Nov. 7, 2022
In focus: Death row inmate receives temporary reprieve, Indiana abortion law challenged, Ethiopia cardinal welcomes peace agreement
Oklahoma inmate gets temporary reprieve from execution
klahoma Gov. Kevin Stitt gave another temporary reprieve to death-row inmate Richard Glossip, moving back his execution scheduled for Dec. 8 until next February while an appeals court reviews his claims of innocence.
Abortion-related questions take center stage in new American Values Survey
According to the poll, 24% said they will only vote for a candidate who shares their views on abortion, compared to 53% who say a candidate’s position on abortion is just one of many important factors, and 19% who do not see abortion as a major issue when voting.