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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ICCPPC Panama 2017: Theo de Wit

Lecture Theo de Wit: Panama Hope for criminals. Download

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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

Les publications sur une échelle internationale et l’adressage des aumônerie de prison sous différents angles sont rares. Pour la Justice et la miséricorde, des textes internationaux sont proposés sur la position de l’aumônerie de la prison et des exemples de la praxis. L’initiative de cette publication a été prise par le Conseil d’ICCPPC et de prêter une attention particulière à ses 65 ans d’existence et à l’année de miséricorde 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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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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