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California Bishops Announce Support for Prop 62 to End the Use of the Death Penalty

The following statement was released July 14th by the California Catholic Conference.   All Life Is Sacred – Innocent or Flawed SACRAMENTO, CA – During this Jubilee Year of Mercy,... MORE
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Pope Francis Message to 6th World Congress Against the Death Penalty, June 22 2016

“There is no fitting punishment without hope! Punishment for its own sake, without room for hope, is a form of torture, not of punishment.” In a video message to the... MORE
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Respect Life Month Toolkit

Beginning on Respect Life Sunday, October 2, 2016, our nation’s Catholics will be called to renew their personal commitment to defend ALL human life. CMN’s Respect Life Month Toolkit is designed... MORE
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Champions for Life and Dignity in Virginia

Last month, people of faith, including hundreds of women religious, mobilized to take a stand against the death penalty in Virginia. There were two big issues at stake both involving... MORE
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Mercy In Action Project

  CMN’s Mercy in Action Project seeks to promote clemency for those facing imminent execution. By joining the Mercy in Action Project you will receive monthly alerts with information on... MORE
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Mission

Welcome! ¡Bienvenidos! The Catholic Mobilizing Network supports Catholic institutions and organizations in their efforts to end the use of the death penalty in the United States, and in initiatives promoting restorative... MORE

CMN NEWS

California Bishops Announce Support for Prop 62 to End the Use of the Death Penalty
The following statement was released July 14th by the California Catholic Conference.   All Life Is Sacred – Innocent or Flawed SACRAMENTO, CA – During this Jubilee Year of Mercy,... MORE
Journey of Hope in Nebraska
Catholic Mobilizing Network, in partnership with local and national organizations, is bringing the Journey of Hope to Nebraska! The Journey of Hope empowers murder victim family members, exonerated death row... MORE
Becoming All We Can Be
By Sharon Schmitz, RSM I was a Sister of Mercy, halfway through a sabbatical year when, in 1993, the phone rang. “Would you consider teaching the course, Breaking Barriers, to... MORE
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CMN EVENTS

Journey of Hope in Nebraska
Catholic Mobilizing Network, in partnership with local and national organizations, is bringing the Journey of Hope to Nebraska! The Journey of Hope empowers murder victim family members, exonerated death row... MORE
July 18-July 23, 2016: Catholic Daughters of America (Pittsburgh, PA)
CMN staff will be presenting educational lunchtime workshops and sharing free resources at our table at the 56th Biennial National Convention. To find out more click... MORE
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William Montgomery – REPRIEVE GRANTED

Ohio – August 15, 2016

Robert Pruett

Texas – August 23, 2016       Want to take action? Write the Texas Board of Pardons and Paroles to ask for clemency for Robert Pruett. Use this sample letter or create your own. In Texas, the Governor MUST have the recommendation of clemency from a board or advisory group. To learn more about clemency… MORE

Jeffrey Wood

Texas – August, 24 2016     Want to take action? Write the Texas Board of Pardons and Paroles to ask for clemency for Perry Williams. Use this sample letter or create your own. In Texas, the Governor MUST have the recommendation of clemency from a board or advisory group. To learn more about clemency click here. The… MORE

Rolando Ruiz

Texas – August 31, 2016       Want to take action? Write the Texas Board of Pardons and Paroles to ask for clemency for Rolando Ruiz. Use this sample letter or create your own. In Texas, the Governor MUST have the recommendation of clemency from a board or advisory group. To learn more about clemency… MORE

Robert Mitchell Jennings

Texas – September 14, 2016       Want to take action? Write the Texas Board of Pardons and Paroles to ask for clemency for Robert Mitchell Jennings. Use this sample letter or create your own. In Texas, the Governor MUST have the recommendation of clemency from a board or advisory group. To learn more about… MORE

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