- Jan 23, 2021
A little more than two months have gone by and there hasn’t been a word from the U.S. Bishops’ task force created to navigate the relationship with the Biden Administration, as the president-elect and his team forges ahead through the transition period.
Late Thursday, Orlando Hall was put to death for abducting and killing the teenager, Lisa Rene.
Ahead of the execution of Orlando Hall that was scheduled for Nov. 19, and two more federal executions scheduled to take place in December, two U.S. bishops’ committee chairmen called on the government to end this practice.
President Donald Trump said Sept. 23 he would sign an executive order to “ensure that all precious babies born alive, no matter their circumstances, receive the medical care that they deserve.”
Just hours before the sixth federal execution took place this year, and two days before the next one was scheduled, two U.S. bishops’ committee chairmen called on the government to end this practice.
The Santa Fe Archdiocese’s Office of Social Justice and Respect Life called on National Catholic Prayer Breakfast officials to withdraw its plans to honor U.S. Attorney General William Barr with a special award at its Sept. 23 event because he is a Catholic who supports the death penalty.