Blog & Pastor Letters

Bishops of the Arizona Catholic Conference Statement On Governor Ducey Signing Bill to Improve Religious Accommodations for Dying Patients


For the first time since 2014, Arizona is currently preparing to resume executions in the very near future. Unfortunately, once these executions begin it is likely many more will come in relatively quick succession.

The Bishops of the Arizona Catholic Conference (ACC) remain steadfast in our continued opposition to the death penalty, especially in this modern era. In doing so, we are united with Pope Francis who has advocated for a global end to capital punishment.