- Dec 9, 2019
James Dailey, a prisoner who has been on Florida’s death row for more than three decades and who has maintained his innocence, was granted a temporary stay of execution Oct. 23.
The eight Catholic bishops of Florida have written to Gov. Ron DeSantis urging him to stay the Nov. 7 execution of James Dailey at the Florida State Prison in Starke.
Catholic Mobilizing Network Against the Death Penalty celebrates its ten year anniversary this week.
Indiana’s Catholic bishops are calling for a renewed moratorium on executions at the federal penitentiary in Terre Haute.
In an Oct. 4 statement, the Catholic bishops of Indiana said the federal government’s decision this past summer to end a 16-year moratorium on executing federal inmates is “regrettable, unnecessary and morally unjustified.”
Missouri’s four Catholic bishops are asking Gov. Mike Parson to spare the life of a convicted killer whose execution is approaching.