Pope Francis on the death penalty

What does the rejection of the death penalty by Pope Francis mean? - some theological considerations by Prof.dr. Fred van Iersel Download document: Fred_van_Iersel_On_death_penalty

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Report of the President at the XIV Congress of ICCPPC

Panama City 6th – 10th February 2017 Dear Friends, Some time has passed since our last Congress held in Yaounde, Cameroon in September 2011. However, for the ICCPPC that time has been fruitfully spent in such diverse ways across the continents as you and I have contributed greatly in the field of Catholic Prison Pastoral Care. The Board has been working on your behalf developing areas of pastoral care and responding to various requests where possible. As always the greatest resource we have is ourselves –the men and women who work tirelessly, sometimes with ...

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For Justice and Mercy

Es muy raro que se editan publicaciones de un interés internacional sobre la capellanía penitenciaria en sus diversos aspectos. “For Justice and Mercy” contine documentos internacionales con respecto a la posición de la capellanía penitenciaria adstruidos con ejemplos de la práctica. La dirección de ICCPPC tomó la iniciativa para esta publicación prestando atención a sus 65 años de vida y a la vez al Año de la Gracia 2016.

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Pope meets inmates: ‘I am a sinner like you.’

Pope Francis visited in Bolivia the Palmasola prison. “I know that there are many things here that make it hard: overcrowding, justice delayed, a lack of training opportunities and rehabilitation policies, violence. All these things point to the need for a speedy and efficient cooperation between institutions in order to come up with solutions. And yet, while working for this, we should not think that everything is lost. There are things that we can do even today.” http://vaticaninsider.lastampa.it/en/the-vatican/detail/articolo/francesco-sudamerica-42286/

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Boletim Informativo Brasil — 29/05/2015

Boletim Informativo  — 29/05/2015 Olá , acompanhe as novidades da Pastoral Carcerária: Em carta a autoridades mineiras, PCr alerta sobre sistema prisional no Estado Em 20 de maio, a Pastoral Carcerária Nacional e a PCr de Minas Gerais encaminharam uma carta aberta às autoridades máximas do Executivo, Legislativo e Judiciário mineiro, alertando para as precariedades prisionais no Estado e sugerindo ações como a implantação das audiências de custódia e a reversão do processo de privatizações dos presídios. ...

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Papa Francesco acerca de sistema de la justicia

DISCURSO DEL SANTO PADRE FRANCISCO A UNA DELEGACIÓN DE LA ASOCIACIÓN INTERNACIONAL DE DERECHO PENAL Sala de los Papas Jueves 23 de octubre de 2014 Ilustres señores y señoras: Os saludo a todos cordialmente y deseo expresaros mi agradecimiento personal por vuestro servicio a la sociedad y la valiosa aportación que dais al desarrollo de una justicia que respete la dignidad y los derechos de la persona humana, sin discriminaciones. Quisiera compartir con vosotros algunos puntos sobre ciertas cuestiones que, incluso siendo en parte opinables —¡en parte!— ...

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Pope Francis on the Justice system

Distinguished Ladies and Gentlemen, I warmly greet all of you and I would like to express my personal gratitude for your service to society and for your valuable contribution to the development of a legal process that respects the dignity and rights of the human person, without distinction. I would like to share a few ideas with you on certain issues which, although debatable in part — in part! — touch directly upon the dignity of the human person and therefore concern the Church, in her mission of evangelization, of human advancement, of service to justice and to ...

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Call for papers Jubilee publication: ICCPPC 65 years

In 2015 ICCPPC exists 65 years! It is a unique opportunity  to reflect and publish on its history, wishes for the future and on the theology of prison chaplaincy. People involved or interested in catholic prison chaplaincy are invited to send a contribution for this publication. If you want to submit an article, please do! If you know people who could have an interesting contribution, please invite them to contribute!   Criteria: – A scientific article with a reflection on (an aspect of) catholic prison chaplaincy in English, French or Spanish – The ...

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Executive Board Delhi 2014

Present: Brian Gowans, Jacky Atabong, Peter Carroll, Jorge Garcia Cuerva, Sebastian Vadakumpadan, Ted Hughes and Ryan van Eijk Absent: Sebastian Vadakumpadan (on Friday),Peter Kimani Ndungu and  mgr. Malachy Keegan   Welcome Brian welcomes all and adds that our main focus of this meeting should be preparing the congress in Panama and Fundraising issues. He received an invitation letter of the Archbishop of Panama who has been responding fast on mails. Sebastian says a word of welcome and presents the proposed time schedule. At the end it is agreed ...

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Hola mundo

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