Ricky Javon Gray, who is scheduled for execution on Jan. 18, filed a motion Dec. 16 asking for the execution to be stayed due to the state's usage of a compounded form of midazolam.
The Peace Pulpit: As Advent begins and we consider how Jesus comes into our lives, let's prepare in a quiet, prayerful way for the celebration of Christmas.
Round up of down-ballott issues and how faith groups are responding
NCR Today: For the first time since 1971, capital punishment support is less than 50 percent, according to a Pew Research Center poll.
New Mexico's Catholic bishops oppose Republican Gov. Susana Martinez's plan to reinstate the death penalty and called on the Legislature to reject it.
U.S. Sen. Tim Kaine of Virginia, a practicing Catholic who has never lost an election, has received criticism from Catholics for his stances on abortion and the death penalty.
NCR Today: Religious leaders announced this morning a statewide tour to end the death penalty at First United Methodist Church in Omaha.
The Connecticut Supreme Court on Thursday upheld the abolishment of the death penalty for everyone in the state, including the 11 men on death row.
NCR Today: On May 18, the Missouri Court of Appeals will hear our case, challenging the Missouri Department of Corrections practice of buying execution drugs out of state.
NCR Today: Pfizer Drug released a statement May 13 saying that it will enforce a restriction on the distribution of drugs considered by some states for their lethal injection protocols.