Florida Bishops ask Governor Crist to close Death Row

Wayne Tompkins was executed by the State of Florida on Wednesday, February 11, 2009 at 6:35 p.m.  To read the full story click here.  Several members of Pax Christi Palm Beach and RESPECT LIFE stood in silent vigil before the Cathedral of St. Ignatius, publicly opposing the state killing that was taking place in our name. 

Florida Bishops Asking to Close Down Death Row by Karna Swanson (Feb. 11, 2009 – Zenit: The World Seen From Rome)  To read this article, click here.

We praise this action by our Bishop and all the Bishops of Florida.  Ending the Death Penalty and reforming our prison system affirms our commitment to the inherent sanctity and dignity of life.


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