A POSITION NOT, OR NOT YET, MANDATED
- Bishops reiterate stance. // National Catholic Reporter;7/12/96, Vol. 32 Issue 34, p7
Reports that Ohio's Catholic bishops have reiterated their opposition to the death penalty.
- Death penalty: Right or Wrong? Miller, Amy // Junior Scholastic;03/22/99, Vol. 101 Issue 15, p6
Presents a debate on the advantages and disadvantages of a capital punishment in the United States.
- N.Y. bishops speak out against death penalty. // National Catholic Reporter;1/20/95, Vol. 31 Issue 12, p6
Reports on the opposition of New York's Catholic bishops to a state bill reinstating the death penalty. Encouragement of priests to speak out in the pulpits against death penalty; Support of Catholics to death penalty.
- Bishops ask mercy for McVeigh. Malcolm, Teresa // National Catholic Reporter;06/20/97, Vol. 33 Issue 32, p8
Cites United States Catholic Church bishops' request for a life sentence to convicted Oklahoma City bomber Timothy McVeigh instead of capital punishment.
- Caribbean: Trinidad pressured to end mandatory hanging. RICHARD, PETER // New York Amsterdam News;4/11/2013, Vol. 104 Issue 15, p16
The article reports on political debates regarding the implementation of death penalty for the reduction of murder crimes in Trinidad and Tobago.
- DEPT. OF JUSTICE Judge Debates the Death Penalty. Hasse, Lara // Texas Observer: A Journal of Free Voices;4/16/2010, Vol. 102 Issue 7, p3
The article discusses the debates of the judges in the Department of Justice to impose death penalty in the capital murder case of John Green who killed a woman while attempting to rob the victim, which would be heard in April 27, 2010 in Texas.
- CAPITAL PUNISHMENT: A CENTURY OF DISCONTINUOUS DEBATE. STEIKER, CAROL S.; STETKER, JORDAN M. // Journal of Criminal Law & Criminology;Summer2010, Vol. 100 Issue 3, p643
The article examines the history of capital punishment in the U.S., particularly focusing upon debates concerned with the ethical implications of the death penalty. Beginning with a 1909 case concerning the lynching of a black man named Ed Johnson during a rape trial, the author examines the...
- The Death Penalty: Cruel and Unusual? Jos // Time;1/24/1972, Vol. 99 Issue 4, p66
The article focuses on the debate for the abolition of death penalty in the U.S. Supreme Court. It mentions that the number of people undergone capital punishment has decreased from 199 in 1935 to two in 1967 due to the enforced moratorium. According to abolitionist the removal of capital...
- Did You Hear the One about the Irish Bishops and the Embryos? O'Faolain, Nuala // Conscience: The News Journal of Catholic Opinion;Spring2007, Vol. 28 Issue 1, p43
This article presents discussion regarding a debate over embryonic implants or destruction. In Ireland, one case debated whether a wife had the right to preserve frozen embryos under the concept of protection of unborn children. Various commentary by Irish Catholic bishops are provided and...