By Vicki Schieber ,Trudy D. Conway,David Matzko McCarthy,Helen Prejean
Where Justice and Mercy Meet: Catholic competition to the loss of life Penalty comprehensively explores the Catholic stance opposed to capital punishment in new and critical methods. The large standpoint of this booklet has been formed in dialog with the Catholic Mobilizing community to finish using the dying Penalty, in addition to in the course of the witness of kinfolk of homicide sufferers and the non secular advisors of condemned inmates.
The e-book deals the reader new perception into the debates approximately capital punishment; offers revealing, and occasionally awesome, information regarding tools of execution; and explores nationwide and overseas traits and events with regards to the dying penalty. It additionally addresses how the loss of life penalty has been intertwined with racism, the excessive percent of the mentally disabled on demise row, and the way the dying penalty disproportionately impacts the poor.
The starting place for the church's place at the dying penalty is illuminated via dialogue of the lifestyles and demise of Jesus, Scripture, the Mass, the Catechism of the Catholic Church, and the lessons of Pope John Paul II. Written for involved Catholics and different readers, the e-book comprises modern tales and examples, in addition to dialogue inquiries to interact teams in exploring complicated issues.