Tag: Incarceration

U of M ‘Magnificat’ concert prompts reflection on mothers in prison

U of M ‘Magnificat’ concert prompts reflection on mothers in prison

| November 16, 2017 | 0 Comments

The concert’s director is connecting the uncertainty, fear and hope of incarcerated mothers to another mother who may have experienced similar emotions 2,000 years ago, when she was preparing to give birth to the Messiah.

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Imprisonment without hope for the future is torture, pope says

Imprisonment without hope for the future is torture, pope says

| Junno Arocho Esteves | August 24, 2017 | 1 Comment

Although prisoners must pay a price for their crimes, incarceration must not be used as a method of torture but rather an opportunity to become contributing members of society, Pope Francis said.

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New Brighton writer helps incarcerated women pen stories of hurt, hope

New Brighton writer helps incarcerated women pen stories of hurt, hope

| Melenie Soucheray | July 12, 2017 | 0 Comments

The collected works of 43 women, “Breaking the Cycle: Writings by Women in Prison,” was published in April. The authors hope it will influence others to avoid criminal activity.

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