Prisons

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Katie Rose Quandt April 10, 2018
Incarceration serves four purposes: deterrence, incapacitation, retribution and rehabilitation. Life without parole is not necessary for any of them.
Latino men born in 2001 have a 1-in-6 chance of ending up in prison, compared to a 1-in-17 chance for non-Latino white men.
Associated Press March 21, 2018
The Holy Thursday ritual has become a hallmark of Francis' papacy.
Pope Francis visited the "Casa di Leda," a group home for women prisoners and their young children, in Rome on March 2. (CNS photo/Vatican Media)
The pope left chocolate eggs as gifts during his surprise visit to Casa di Leda, a group home for incarcerated women with small children.
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Joe Van Brussel February 07, 2018
Making it more difficult for families to visit prisoners, or have any contact with them, is contrary to respect for human life and dignity.
A jail cell in a Federal Penitentiary in Texas. (CNS photo/Jenevieve Robbins, Texas Dept of Criminal Justice handout via Reuters)
The Editors November 02, 2017
It costs more to be poor in the United States.