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Press Release: CMN Hopeful Despite Losses

For Immediate Release:  November 9, 2016 Contact: Alexandra Carroll alexandra@catholicsmobilizing.org  Catholic Mobilizing Network Hopeful Despite Losses in Death Penalty Referendums “Catholic Mobilizing Network understands these disappointing results as nonetheless a sign of hope for an... MORE
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Advent 2016 Reflections

CMN invites you to join us during this Advent season for prayerful reflection and hopeful anticipation. Every Monday we will email you a special Advent reflection that will also be available online and on social... MORE
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A Prayer for Unity: “One in Love”

In honor of Restorative Justice week (Nov. 20-27), CMN invites you to mediate on this need for unity with this prayer from the Congregation of St. Joseph; and asks that you choose live in a... MORE
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Texas Catholic Bishops call for abolition of death penalty

Statement released during Respect Life Month: Bishops say it is “undeniably” a pro-life issue and that death penalty “does great harm” to the common good. AUSTIN — The Texas Conference of Catholic Bishops has released... MORE
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Video: Catholics and the Death Penalty

NEW: Cheryl, Jeanne, Rita, and Ron are all Catholics. And they all oppose California’s death penalty. SHARE this video to help spread their... 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 to assist your parish or... MORE

CMN NEWS

Press Release: CMN Hopeful Despite Losses
For Immediate Release:  November 9, 2016 Contact: Alexandra Carroll alexandra@catholicsmobilizing.org  Catholic Mobilizing Network Hopeful Despite Losses in Death Penalty Referendums “Catholic Mobilizing Network understands these disappointing results as nonetheless a... MORE
Advent 2016 Reflections
CMN invites you to join us during this Advent season for prayerful reflection and hopeful anticipation. Every Monday we will email you a special Advent reflection that will also be... MORE
Voting Our Mercy Muscle
Is there any way we can extend the Jubilee Year of Mercy? It just doesn’t seem we have integrated mercy into our national consciousness. Mercy is so counter-cultural. Mercy is... MORE
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CMN EVENTS

Dec 1-3: 2016 National Conference on Catholic Youth Ministry (San Jose, CA)
Sponsored by the National Federation for Catholic Youth Ministry, the National Conference on Catholic Youth Ministry (NCCYM) is the largest conference in the country for adults who minister to and... MORE
December 6 & 7: The Summit on Severe Mental Illness and the Death Penalty (Washington DC)
The Summit on Severe Mental Illness and the Death Penalty (SMI/DP) is a two day summit on December 6 & 7  held at Georgetown University and sponsored by the ABA’s Death... MORE
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Scheduled EXECUTIONS

William C. Sallie

Georgia – December 6, 2016 Want to take action? Write the State Board of Pardons and Paroles of Georgia to ask for clemency for William Sallie. Here’s a sample letter: Dear Governor, Dear Members of Board of Pardons and Paroles, I write you on behalf of Mr. William C. Sallie whose execution is scheduled to take place… MORE

John Battaglia

Texas – December 7, 2016   Want to take action? Write the Texas Board of Pardons and Paroles to ask for clemency for John Battaglia. 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…. MORE

Ron Smith

Alabama – December 8, 2016   Want to take action? Write Governor Robert Bentley and ask him to stay this execution – use this sample letter or create your own. THE HONORABLE GOVERNOR ROBERT BENTLEY STATE CAPITOL N 104 600 Dexter Ave MONTGOMERY, AL 36130 2751 PHONE 1-334-242-7100 FAX: 1-334-242-3282 Email: http://governor.alabama.gov/contact/

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