Entries tagged with “Mario Marazziti

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Mar 11, 2016

BOOKS: 13 Ways of Looking at the Death Penalty”

The recent book, 13 Ways of Looking at the Death Penalty, by Mario Marazziti, explores the United States’ con­tin­u­ing use of the death penal­ty in a world com­mu­ni­ty that is increas­ing­ly reject­ing the prac­tice. The Philadelphia Inquirer calls the book an inter­est­ing, com­pelling look at the cul­tur­al and reli­gious under­pin­nings of the death penal­ty and how we got here. More impor­tant, [Marazziti’s] inter­views with U.S. death-row inmates — liv­ing and now-deceased — their sur­vivors, and their vic­tims’ fam­i­lies high­light the gray of a sub­ject too many paint in black and…

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Dec 01, 2021

More Than 2,000 Cities Worldwide Light Up Monuments in Global Protest Against Death Penalty

More than 2,000 cities across the world lit up mon­u­ments on November 30, 2021 in a glob­al demon­stra­tion to raise aware­ness about the death penal­ty. The inter­na­tion­al cam­paign — called Cities for Life” — was orga­nized by the Community of Sant’Egidio, a lay Catholic asso­ci­a­tion ded­i­cat­ed to social service.