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A crucifix is seen at Ss. Simon and Jude Cathedral in Pheonix May 10. Now retired Bishop Thomas J. Olmsted led a prayer vigil at the cathedral to end capital punishment. A day later Clarence Dixon was executed in Florence, Ariz., for his murder conviction in the 1978 killing of Deana Bowdoin, a 21-year-old Arizona State University student. On June 8, Frank Atwood died by lethal injection for his murder conviction in the 1984 killing of 8-year-old Vicki Lynne Hoskinsonan. (CNS/Courtesy of Diocese of Phoenix)
A crucifix is seen at Ss. Simon and Jude Cathedral in Pheonix May 10. Now retired Bishop Thomas J. Olmsted led a prayer vigil at the cathedral to end capital punishment. (CNS/Courtesy of Diocese of Phoenix)