VATICAN CITY (RNS) Pope Francis celebrates his daily Mass using Communion wafers made by Gabriela Caballero, a 38-year-old woman who is serving a seven-year jail term outside Buenos Aires.
Articles tagged “prison”
For most of its 160 year history, San Quentin has been known as a tough place to do hard time. But over the past two decades, this has begun to change.
TORONTO (RNS) A group of prisoners in British Columbia is suing the Canadian government over a policy to cancel the contracts of non-Christian chaplains.
WASHINGTON (RNS) Secretary of State John Kerry is calling for the release of an Iranian-American minister from a Tehran prison, a welcome step for advocates who had accused the State Department of being “AWOL” on the case.
WASHINGTON (RNS) Behind high walls and barbed wire, the inmates of Muslim and pagan faiths are most likely to have extreme religious views and be the least assisted by religious volunteers, according to a snapshot of how chaplains view religious life behind bars released Thursday (March 22). By Adelle M. Banks.