Pastoral Letters on Criminal Justice

The bishops of the South began writing a series of short pastoral letters on aspects of the criminal justice system in December 2002, releasing a new one each Advent and Lent, as a follow-up to the U.S. bishops' statement on crime and criminal justice adopted in November 2000.

The letters were issued by the southern bishops as members of the Bishops' Advisory Committee of the Kentucky-based Catholic Committee of the South