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Pope on death penalty: offer the condemned the possibility to change life

The Pope, in a video message, exhorts rulers and all those who have the responsibility in their countries to take the necessary steps towards the total abolition of the death penalty.

Pope Francis sent a video message to  the “World Congress Against the Death Penalty” organized by the association, “Together against the Death Penalty” ( ECPM) that is holding a meeting in Brussels, Belgium,  from February 26 to March 1.

ECPM acts to fight against the death penalty around the world. The association promotes the universal abolition through the creation and dissemination of publications and teaching tools, as part of public campaigns and lobbies governments at both national and international levels.

27 February 2019, 11:34