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Responsibility, Rehabilitation, and Restoration: A Catholic Perspective on Crime and Criminal Justice
This document is an interesting statement from the U.S. Catholic Bishops about the prison-industrial complex, and perspectives on crime and punishment in America. The objective of their examination is to address the need to reduce crime and its negative impact on society, and address offenders’ needs for compassionate assistance in rehabilitation and restoration back into society.