When he … The pope also urged for the "protection of human life at every stage of in its development," adding that he encourages his "conviction" of the global abolition of the death penalty. “The death penalty is … The pope has long been an opponent of capital punishment and has also spoken out against life imprisonment. I am most grateful for … New Era World News and Intelligence. Here’s a full transcript of his remarks.
Francis Speeches 2018 December [ DE - EN - ES - FR - IT - PT] ADDRESS OF HIS HOLINESS POPE FRANCIS TO THE DELEGATION OF THE INTERNATIONAL COMMISSION AGAINST THE DEATH PENALTY. Pope Francis made an impassioned plea Thursday for the U.S. to abolish the death penalty in his address to Congress. Pope Francis earned a standing ovation when he told Congress in 2015 that he supports protecting human life "at every stage of its development." Francis is the first pope to address a joint meeting of Congress. Washington D.C., Aug 3, 2018 / 01:30 pm MT ().-Catholic theologians have weighed in on changes Pope Francis has made to the Catechism of the Catholic Church’s teaching on … By Alana Horowitz Satlin and Laura Barrón-López. Pope Francis addresses a joint meeting of the U.S. Congress in the House Chamber of the U.S. Capitol on Thursday, Sept. 24, 2015.
Pope Francis addressed a joint meeting of Congress in a historic speech Thursday morning. Pope Francis delivered a historic speech to Congress on Thursday, the first time the worldwide leader of more than 1 billion Catholics formally addressed U.S. lawmakers.
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Pope Calls For End To Death Penalty In Speech To Congress "Every life is sacred." In a speech to a delegation of the International Commission Against the Death Penalty, on December 17, 2018, 1 Pope Francis denied the moral licitness of the death penalty by stating that it “is always inadmissible,” “contrary to the Gospel,” and “deeply injurious to human dignity.” Monday, 17 December 2018 Distinguished Ladies and Gentlemen, I cordially greet you and would like to express my personal appreciation for the work that the … Pope Francis has approved a new revision of paragraph number 2267 of the Catechism of the Catholic Church, according to which “a new understanding has emerged of the significance of penal sanctions imposed by the state,” thus “the death penalty is inadmissible”:. The Vatican announced on Thursday Pope Francis approved changes to the compendium of Catholic teaching published under Pope John Paul II. Pope Francis called for the abolition of the death penalty and urged US lawmakers to embrace immigrants on Thursday as he became the first pontiff in history to address a joint meeting of Congress. By Linda Bordoni. POPE FRANCIS IS BEING FALSELY ACCUSED once again. On August 2, 2018, the pope announced a revision to the Catechism of the Catholic Church regarding the death penalty.Detractors are wrongly claiming that the pope declared the death penalty has ceased to be a valid moral option.