4 months CBCP opposes Senator-elect Bato’s plan to push for the revival of death penalty MB
By Leslie Ann Aquino Contrary to the belief of Senator-elect Ronald dela Rosa, an official of the Catholic Bishops’ Conference of the Philippines Episcopal Commission on Prison Pastoral Care believes reviving death penalty in the country by firing squad will not deter drug trafficking. Rodolfo Diamante(CBCP / MANILA BULLETIN) “If the extrajudicial killings that is going on in the country that victimize the alleged drug users and traffickers have not stopped the trafficking of drugs how much more the firing squad of convicted felons,” Rodolfo Diamante, CBCP ECPPC executive secretary, said in an interview. On Wednesday, dela Rosa said he ... more