Catholic Bishops Appeal to Congress to End the Death Penalty

January 11, 2021

With three more federal executions scheduled in January, two bishop chairmen call on the current Administration to stop, and for the new Congress and incoming… Read More

Recalling the Meaning of Advent, U.S. Bishop Chairmen Call for End to Executions

December 8, 2020

With more federal executions scheduled in December and January, two bishop chairmen call on the Administration to recall God’s mercy during Advent. Archbishop Paul S. Read More

U.S. Bishop Chairmen Renew Call to Stop Executions

November 18, 2020

In the wake of more federal executions scheduled in coming weeks, two bishop chairmen have issued a statement calling on the Administration to act as… Read More

Bishop Chairman Calls on Administration to Reverse Course on Federal Executions

July 2, 2020

Following the U.S. Attorney General’s decision to set new federal execution dates for four federal death row inmates beginning July 13, 2020, and the decision… Read More

Veterans Gathering Results in Anti-Death Penalty Letters to Florida Governor

March 18, 2020

By Savanna Kearney More than 500 United States veterans attended Vets 4 Vets, a gathering of and tribute to veterans, in late February at the… Read More

USCCB and FCCB File Amicus Brief with U.S. Supreme Court Urging New Trial of Death Row Inmate

January 22, 2020

WASHINGTON— On January 17, the U.S. Conference of Catholic Bishops (USCCB) and the Florida Conference of Catholic Bishops (FCCB) filed an amicus curiae brief with… Read More

“I was in prison and you visited me”

November 13, 2019

For the last several years, the Diocese of St. Augustine has participated in the Cities for Life movement to protest Florida’s death penalty. Currently, there… Read More