Dignity & the Death Penalty

Join Cardinal Wilton Gregory, Archbishop of Washington, and Sister Helen Prejean, as they discuss the death penalty in the United States in a webinar presented by RENEW International and The Roman Catholic Archdiocese of Washington. In addition to sharing their own views of capital punishment, Cardinal Gregory and Sister Helen will talk about how Catholics can participate in civilContinue reading “Dignity & the Death Penalty”

2022 Countdown – Floridians for Alternatives to the Death Penalty

All around the world, people are counting down to celebrate the new year. We thought we’d countdown the top 10 things we’re grateful for in 2021 (in no particular order of importance)! 10- There were NO executions in Florida in 2021 and none were scheduled! 9- A bill to protect people with serious mental illnessContinue reading “2022 Countdown – Floridians for Alternatives to the Death Penalty”

Action Alert: Protect people with serious mental illness from the Death Penalty

Pax Christi Florida whole heartedly supports Floridians for Alternatives to the Death Penalty. People with serious mental illness have inherently limited culpability. As a group, they should not be subject to the death penalty. We know far more today about the death penalty than we did when Florida enacted its death penalty statute in 1972. TheContinue reading “Action Alert: Protect people with serious mental illness from the Death Penalty”