Catholic leaders praised the bipartisan First Step Act, which is expected to be signed into law by the president.
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The cardinal-archbishop of Westminster spoke to a gathering of prison chaplains about the need for the Church to support former prisoners upon their release and work for humane conditions in prisons.
The economics of mass incarceration are terribly inefficient to keeping crime down, socially destructive and not absolutely necessary, says a White House report.
Catholic leaders hail a new Senate bill as a ‘modest bipartisan first step’ in criminal-justice reform, praising it overall, although some new mandatory minimum sentences are ‘problematic.’