Death Penalty Update- April 2023
Written on: March 30, 2023
Pray for an end to the death penalty,
for those scheduled for execution,
for the victims of these crimes and
all whose lives have been
impacted by violence.
Scheduled Executions for April 2023
6 Aaron Gunches, AZ
12 Lewis Gaskin, FL
26 Ivan Cantu, TX
The Mercy in Action Project
Catholic Mobilizing Network’s Mercy in Action Project gives you the tools you need to promote clemency for those on death row. Subscribers receive monthly alerts about upcoming executions which include resources for prayer and advocacy. Sign up here.
Richard Glossip, scheduled to be executed in February has had his execution rescheduled to May.
Pope Francis has called on Catholics to work to end the Death Penalty. We recommit to our own advocacy efforts on this life issue.
PA Governor, Josh Shapiro has asked the state legislature to abolish the death penalty and has stated he will not sign any death warrants during his term in office.
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