Pro-Life

Death-row inmate Ledell Lee. A ruling from the state Supreme Court allowing officials to use a lethal injection drug that a supplier says was misleadingly obtained cleared the way for Arkansas to execute Ledell Lee on Thursday, April 20, 2017, although he still had pending requests for reprieve. (Arkansas Department of Correction via AP)
Faith The Good Word
Terrance KleinApril 26, 2017
To take Holy Communion in the face of death is to say that it is fellowship, and not food, that matters most.
Vivian Tuttle holds a photo of her daughter Yvonne, who was murdered during a 2002 bank robbery in Norfolk, Neb., as she testifies in favor of the death penalty at a public hearing in Omaha, Neb. in October 2016 (AP Photo/Nati Harnik, file).
Politics & Society Dispatches
Joseph P. HooverApril 25, 2017
The fight against the death penalty lays bare the strengths and weaknesses of the Catholic approach to pro-life issues.
Omaha Democratic mayoral candidate Heath Mello waves to supporters at a rally on April 20.  (AP Photo/Charlie Neibergall)
Politics & Society Short Take
Robert David SullivanApril 24, 2017
The expulsion of pro-life candidates may doom the Democrats to minority status.
Faith Faith in Focus
Eric GregoryApril 21, 2017
Christopher’s death gave five people the chance to live.
Protesters gather outside the state Capitol building on Friday, April 14, 2017, in Little Rock, Ark., to voice their opposition to Arkansas' seven upcoming executions. (AP Photo/Kelly P. Kissel)
Politics & Society News
A federal judge halted Arkansas' unprecedented plan to execute several inmates before the end of the month because one of its execution drugs is about to expire.
Politics & Society
Karen CliftonApril 13, 2017
Why do we use violence to solve violence?