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Perspectives Daily: Capital punishment is out

Noel Ocol

August 2, 2018
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The pope has changed the text of the Catechism of the Catholic Church and officially declared the practice of capital punishment completely inadmissible in all cases.
In today's edition of Perspectives Daily, we cover the following stories:
  1. The Catechism of the Catholic Church has been changed to exclude capital punishment in all circumstances.
  2. We look back at instances where the pope has spoken against capital punishment in his pontificate.
  3. US Bishop Ronald Gainer publishes a list of 71 clergy members who are accused of child sexual abuse in his diocese.
  4. The pope releases his new monthly prayer intention video.
In addition to those, here are other Catholic news stories that are making headlines around the world today:
That's all that we have for this week. Be sure to check back with us again on Monday for all the latest Catholic news and stories.