Pope Urges Holy Year Amnesty for Prisoners in Peace Message

"Francis has gone further than other popes, and official church teaching, in saying there is simply no justification for the death penalty today. He has called life prison terms a "hidden death penalty" and solitary confinement a "form of torture" — and said both should be abolished."

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