After a judge sentenced Dzhokhar Tsarnaev to death for his role in the Boston Marathon bombings, religious leaders in that city found themselves on both sides of the issue. Lawmakers in Nebraska are considering a bill to ban the death penalty there, which would make it the first conservative state to do so in four decades. And Christian leaders such as Jay Sekulow of the American Center for Law and Justice and religious broadcaster Pat Robertson have provided support for movements such as Conservatives Concerned About the Death Penalty.

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Patrick Brown would do well sticking to the facts
Faith Goldy says Progressive Conservative leader Patrick Brown needs to use facts in his platform if he wants to be Ontario's next premier.

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World awaits papal call to action on environment
Associate editor Michael Swan interviewed several experts to get their predictions of what Pope Francis might say in the upcoming ecology encyclical.

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