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DIOCESAN OVERVIEW


"A Second Look at the Death Penalty"

 

 

Ron McAndrew, National Consultant on the Death Penalty

Saturday, April 25, 2009 7:00 PM

St. Charles Borromeo Parish Center, Port Charlotte

Download event flier for more information

"Human Life Belongs to God"     View online video:  English version   Spanish version

The Death Penalty:  Working for Consensus Against It    PowerPoint presentation

"Death Penalty Facts/Catholic Church Teaching"   Download pdf document

Catholic Church Teaching on the Death Penalty, 2006

 

Suggested Guidelines for Writing to Death Row Inmates

Catholic Campaign to End the Use of the Death Penalty

 

 

 

 

RESOURCES AND INFORMATION

 

USCCB ARTICLES & FACT SHEETS

ON THE DEATH PENALTY

 

  

  Please see the USCCB Secretariat for Social Development and World Peace 

for the most comprehensive and up-to-date information on the Death Penalty.

    Ernest Paul McCarver v. State of North Carolina, regarding the execution of persons with mental retardation (from the Office of General Counsel)
    The Many Victims of the Death Penalty, by Maureen Kramlich, January 17, 2003
    Bring Light to Twilight, by Maureen Kramlich, October 25, 2002
    Living and Dying on Death Row: An Eyewitness Account, by Joseph Ross, 2001
    Death on a Gurney, by Maureen Kramlich, August 3, 2001
    The Gospel of Life and the Sentence of Death: Catholic Teaching on Capital Punishment [the Death Penalty], by Rev. Augustine Judd, 2000
    Prison Ministry: To Free the Souls of Captives,
by Rev. George Brooks, 1998

 

 

RECOMMENDED BOOKS

 

List of books that may be borrowed from the Respect Life Department.

 

RECOMMENDED WEBSITES

Catholics Against Capital Punishment [the Death Penalty]

www.cacp.org

Citizens United for Alternatives to the Death Penalty

www.cuadp.org

Death Penalty Information Center

www.deathpenaltyinfo.org

Florida Catholic Conference

www.flacathconf.org/RespectLife/deathpenalty.htm

Floridians for Alternatives to the Death Penalty

www.fadp.org

Religious Organizing Against the Death Penalty

http://deathpenaltyreligious.org/

National Coalition to Abolish the Death Penalty

www.ncadp.org

United States Conference of Catholic Bishops 

Catholic Campaign to End the Use of the Death Penalty

http://www.usccb.org/sdwp/national/deathpenalty/

Secretariat for Social Development and World Peace

http://www.usccb.org/sdwp/national/dea.shtml

Florida Department of Corrections

www.dc.state.fl.us/oth/deathrow/index.html (Death Row)

www.dc.state.fl.us/oth/vtour/index.html (virtual tour of Death Row cell)

 

BULLETIN ANNOUNCEMENTS

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