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Most of the great theologians have defended the principle of capital punishment. We’re in danger of forgetting why

‘The death penalty represents a failure of our society to fulfil the demands of human dignity,’ the Catholic Mobilizing Network said

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Ludovic Kennedy helped change the law, but a new book reveals he had a significant blind spot

The bishops said they have a ‘profound respect for the sanctity of every human life’

The bishop said that every execution is a violation of the innate dignity of the human person

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Lawmakers approved the bill to reinstate capital punishment with 216 to 54 votes

Fr Rene Robert, from Florida, was murdered in April

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