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Be Like Saint Veronica – Your Small Gesture Makes a Big Difference

By Eddie Guers, Program Assistant - April 15, 2014 - Each year during Holy Week, I am reminded of a time when I was young and first starting to understand... MORE
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Virginia Death Penalty Update

By Virginia Podboy, Associate Director, Virginia Catholic Conference - April 15, 2015 - The Virginia Catholic Conference and fellow Virginia death penalty abolition groups were optimistic when the American Bar... MORE
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VADP Works to End Virginia’s ‘Disturbing Legacy’

By Stephen Northup, Esq., Executive Director, Virginians for Alternatives to the Death Penalty - April 15, 2014 - Virginia has a long and dark history with the death penalty. The... MORE
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Holy Week Resources

By Catherine Jarboe, CMN Director for Catholic State Networks and Organizations - April 15, 2014 - At CMN our goal is education – and that is often best done by... MORE
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Mission

Catholic Mobilizing Network (CMN) proclaims the Church’s unconditional pro-life teaching and its application to capital punishment and restorative justice. CMN works in close collaboration with the U.S. Conference of Catholic... MORE

CMN NEWS

Virginia Death Penalty Update
By Virginia Podboy, Associate Director, Virginia Catholic Conference - April 15, 2015 - The Virginia Catholic Conference and fellow Virginia death penalty abolition groups were optimistic when the American Bar... MORE
VADP Works to End Virginia’s ‘Disturbing Legacy’
By Stephen Northup, Esq., Executive Director, Virginians for Alternatives to the Death Penalty - April 15, 2014 - Virginia has a long and dark history with the death penalty. The... MORE
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CMN EVENTS

April 22-24th, 2014: National Catholic Education Association Annual Convention and Expo (Pittsburgh, PA)
CMN will exhibit at this three-day event, the largest gathering of private-school teachers and principals in the nation, April 22-24th, at Lawrence Convention Center in Pittsburgh, PA. For more information,... MORE
May 19-22, 2014: Annual NCCL Conference and Exposition (St. Louis, Missouri)
CMN will exhibit and present our workshop “The Death Penalty and Restorative Justice – Catholic Social Teaching,” at the 78th Annual National Conference for Catechetical Leadership and Exposition at St.... MORE
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BY STATE

By State

This map offers a state-by-date 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

Ramiro Hernandez – EXECUTED

Texas – April 9, 2014

Jose Villegas – EXECUTED

Texas – April 16, 2014

Nickolus Johnson – STAYED

Tennessee – April 22, 2014

Clayton Lockett

Oklahoma – April 22, 2014

Robert Hendrix

Florida – April 23, 2014

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