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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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The Importance of Clemency in the Death Penalty System

Although the effort to seek clemency for non-violent offenders is gaining traction in our country, the very notion of clemency is not new. In fact, the origins date back thousands... 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

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
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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CMN EVENTS

June 28th-July 3rd, 2016: Starving for Justice (Washington, D.C.)
Visit The Abolitionist Action Committee’s website to learn more. WHO:  Anyone who is against the death penalty — seasoned abolitionists and those new to the movement alike. Over 75 activists... MORE
June 29th, 2016: TCADP Hays County Gathering (Kyle, Texas)
On Wednesday, June 29th, TCADP will host a Hays County Membership gathering. This event will take place from 7:00 to 9:00 PM at the Family Life Center of the Kyle United Methodist... MORE
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Scheduled EXECUTIONS

George Hitcho – STAYED

Pennsylvania – July 1, 2016

Perry Williams

Texas – July 14, 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… MORE

John Connor

Georgia – July 14, 2016

Taichin Preyor – DEATH WARRANT WITHDRAWN

Texas – July 20, 2016

Cleveland R. Jackson – REPRIEVE GRANTED

Ohio – July 20, 2016

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