Archive of June 19, 2017

US Supreme Court death penalty decision could be victory for due process

Jun 19, 2017 - 03:26 pm .- The Supreme Court on Monday ruled that a defendant has a right to a mental health evaluation independent of the prosecution, which could have wide-ranging implications for the justice system.

Immigration in the spotlight with LA Mass, resource website

Jun 19, 2017 - 03:11 pm .- Archbishop José Gomez of Los Angeles stressed the importance of unity at a Mass recognizing immigrants, as the archdiocese launched a new website with information and resources on the subject of immigration.

Don't sideline human rights concerns, advocates tell State Department

Jun 19, 2017 - 02:59 pm .- As a new administration takes form, human rights advocates have showed concern over a possible de-emphasis on human rights and religious freedom in U.S. foreign policy.

London cardinal 'appalled' by Finsbury Park attack on Muslims

Jun 19, 2017 - 11:15 am .- Cardinal Vincent Nichols of Westminster has offered prayers for the victims of a terror attack in north London that targeted worshippers outside a mosque in the early hours of Monday.

Pope Francis to visit Chile, Peru in January 2018

Jun 19, 2017 - 10:40 am .- The Holy See Press Office announced Monday that Pope Francis will travel to Chile from January 15 to 18 and Peru from January 18 to 21, 2018.

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