Robert P. Russo
Perrysburg, Ohio

 

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Watershed Discipleship

by Robert P. Russo 07-09-2014
Letter to the Editors

Letter to the Editors

Hate Exposed

by Robert P. Russo 09-01-2012
Letter to the Editors

Letter to the Editors

Injustice In Justice?

by Robert P. Russo 04-30-2012

Kimberly Burge paints a harrowing portrait of injustice in “The Innocence List” (April 2012). The fact that there are more than 140 people who were released from death row due to a lack of evidence and racial discrimination is alarming. How many innocent people have been wrongly executed over the past 35 years?

In November 1980, the U.S. Catholic bishops issued a statement on capital punishment that called for an end to the death penalty. They rightfully advocated that capital punishment was not a crime deterrent, but a deterrent to the existence of humanity.