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The Pope Speaks Out

October 23, 2014 The Pope released a strong mandate this morning against the use of the death penalty: “It is impossible to imagine that states today cannot make use of... MORE
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New Lenten Resources

CMN has developed some useful Lenten resources for personal, parish, community and institutional use that invite us to reflect on the sin of capital punishment and how we can achieve... MORE
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ARCHBISHOP JOSEPH NAUMANN ON THE DEATH PENALTY

As Catholic activists prepare for upcoming legislation to repeal the death penalty in Kansas, read an extract from Archbishop Naumann of the Archdiocese of Kansas City’s testimony to Kansas legislators... MORE
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A MESSAGE FROM MARY SLOAN, DIRECTOR OF THE KANSAS COALITION AGAINST THE DEATH PENALTY

The Kansas Legislature returns in mid-January. Legislators who seek repeal of the death penalty will introduce a bill in the Kansas House to end it and replace it with a... MORE
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Lenten Reflections 2015

This Lent, CMN invites you to join us in reflecting on repentance and renewal. We hope you will share these reflections through your bulletin, websites, with family, your Bible study... 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

The Pope Speaks Out
October 23, 2014 The Pope released a strong mandate this morning against the use of the death penalty: “It is impossible to imagine that states today cannot make use of... MORE
ARCHBISHOP JOSEPH NAUMANN ON THE DEATH PENALTY
As Catholic activists prepare for upcoming legislation to repeal the death penalty in Kansas, read an extract from Archbishop Naumann of the Archdiocese of Kansas City’s testimony to Kansas legislators... MORE
A MESSAGE FROM MARY SLOAN, DIRECTOR OF THE KANSAS COALITION AGAINST THE DEATH PENALTY
The Kansas Legislature returns in mid-January. Legislators who seek repeal of the death penalty will introduce a bill in the Kansas House to end it and replace it with a... MORE
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CMN EVENTS

January 23, 2015: Students for Life East Coast National Conference (Upper Marlboro , MD)
CMN will be exhibiting at this year’s Students for Life East Coast National Conference. Find out... MORE
January 24, 2015: Cardinal O’Connor Conference (Washington DC)
CMN will be presenting at the 2015 Cardinal O’Connor Conference. For more information about the conference click... MORE
February 9, 2015: Key Strategy Meeting to End the Use of the Death Penalty at the Catholic Social Ministry Gathering
Monday, Feb 9, 2014, during the USCCB Catholic Social Ministry Gathering, Catholic Mobilizing Network will host leaders from the national movement to end the death penalty to discuss national strategy.... MORE
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Focus on States

This map offers a state-by-state view of the death penalty in the United States. As noted states highlighted in red currently have the death penalty, and are the states where we need your help in advocating for the repeal in your communities, at your parish and with your elected officials. Each state page features information… MORE

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Scheduled EXECUTIONS

Rodney Reed – STAYED (NEW DATE SET)

Texas – January 14, 2015

Johnny Kormundy – Executed

Florida – January 15, 2015

Charles Warner – EXECUTED

Oklahoma – January 15, 2015

Arnold Prieto – EXECUTED

Texas – January 21, 2015

Warren Lee Hill- EXECUTED

Georgia – January 27, 2015

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