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New California Web Resource

CMN is delighted to present a new web resource about California’s Prop 62. We invite you to download and share this with your community! http://www.killingisntjustice.org/    ... MORE
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Video: Yes on 62

Archbishop Gomez invites you to Vote Yes on Prop... MORE
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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

CMN NEWS

In Memory of Robert Grant Clifton
CMN mourns the loss of Grant Clifton, the fourth child of CMN’s founder and current Executive Director, Karen Clifton, who passed away unexpectedly on July 31st. Grant had a deep... MORE
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
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

September 29th, 2016: Author Shane Claiborne Speaks About Latest Book (Austin, Texas)
Join the Texas Coalition to Abolish the Death Penalty and hear Shane Claiborne discuss his latest book, Executing Grace. Where: University United Methodist Church (2409 Guadalupe Street, Austin, TX) When: Thursday, September 29th... MORE
October 9th, 2016: Restorative Justice Event (Derwood, MD)
What is restorative justice, and why is it important to Catholics? These questions will be answered, as Catholics Mobilizing and Pax Christi lead a discussion on how restorative justice presents... MORE
October 14th, 2016: Sister Helen Prejean Speaks at Respect Life Conference (Winter Park, FL)
Join Floridians for Alternatives to the Death Penalty and hear Sister Helen Prejean speak on her Florida Tour! Where: Winter Park @ State Respect Life Conference – St.s. Peter and Paul... MORE
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Scheduled EXECUTIONS

Robert Mitchell Jennings – STAYED

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 clemency click… MORE

Albert Johnson – Stayed

Oklahoma – September 19, 2016

Kareem Jackson – REPRIEVE GRANTED

Ohio – September 21, 2016

Barney Fuller

Texas – October 5, 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 click here. The… MORE

Terry Darnell Edwards

Texas – October 19, 2016       Want to take action? Write the Texas Board of Pardons and Paroles to ask for clemency for Terry Darnell Edwards. 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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