Call to Action: Arkansas’s Plan to Execute 8 Men in 10 Days

The grave matter of Governor Hutchinson’s plan to execute 8 men in 10 days in April demands swift and forceful action.  These executions are cruel and unnecessary. This hasty action is being done to beat... MORE

2017 Lenten Reflections and Materials

As we prepare to enter into this season of Lent, CMN invites you to join us in prayerful reflection and contemplation as we work to live with mercy and justice. Each week we will send... MORE

National Catholic Sisters Week 2017

National Catholic Sisters Week is an annual celebration of the lives and work of religious women that takes place from March 8-14. CMN is grateful for all of the wonderful work these women do, and... MORE

Bishop Urges Governor Against Use of Death Penalty

Bishop appeals to governor to halt executions PUBLISHED: MARCH 2, 2017 Bishop Anthony B. Taylor wrote the following letter to Gov. Asa Hutchinson March 1, asking him to halt the executions of eight men scheduled... MORE

A Religious Leaders Dialogue on the Death Penalty

Dead Man Walking: Religious Leaders Dialogue on the Death Penalty On Monday, February 6, 2017, CMN, in partnership with Washington National Cathedral, Washington National Opera, and Equitas, hosted a powerful Religious Leaders Dialogue on the... MORE

Highlights from the Field: Death Penalty Legislation Updates

These concise reports give a glimpse into the workings of this movement as seen through particular states. We are inspired by the continual movement towards the elimination of the death penalty in this country.  We... MORE

CMN NEWS

Call to Action: Arkansas’s Plan to Execute 8 Men in 10 Days
The grave matter of Governor Hutchinson’s plan to execute 8 men in 10 days in April demands swift and forceful action.  These executions are cruel and unnecessary. This hasty action... MORE
2017 Lenten Reflections and Materials
As we prepare to enter into this season of Lent, CMN invites you to join us in prayerful reflection and contemplation as we work to live with mercy and justice.... MORE
National Catholic Sisters Week 2017
National Catholic Sisters Week is an annual celebration of the lives and work of religious women that takes place from March 8-14. CMN is grateful for all of the wonderful... MORE
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CMN EVENTS

March 22-23: Mid-Atlantic Summit on Behavioral Health and Criminal Justice (Washington, DC)
The Mid-Atlantic Summit on Behavioral Health and Criminal Justice will provide a timely opportunity for regional partners from around the contiguous states of the Mid-Atlantic region to: Identify local and... MORE
April 4: Forgiveness: A path to heal both victim and offender (Philadelphia, PA)
Join Chestnut Hill College’s Institute for Forgiveness and Reconciliation  on Tuesday April 4th at 7pm for a presentation by CMN’s friend and speaker Vicki Schieber. Free and open to the... MORE
March 17: Simple Lenten Meals (Washington, DC)
The Social Justice Committee at the Cathedral of St. Matthew the Apostle in Washington, DC invites you for fellowship & reflection during this time of Lent. Every Friday, following the... MORE
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Scheduled EXECUTIONS

Paul Storey

Texas – April 12, 2017 Watch this video of the victim’s parents advocating that Governor Greg Abbott spare Paul Storey, one of the men who murdered their son. Want to take action to stop the execution of Paul Storey? Write the Texas Board of Pardons and Paroles to ask for clemency for Paul Storey. Use this sample letter… MORE

Bruce Ward

Arkansas – April 17, 2017 Bruce Ward is the first of EIGHT men scheduled to be executed in Arkansas over 10 days in April. Governor Hutchinson intends to execute these eight men before the drug needed for lethal injection in Arkansas expires on April 30.  Take action to stop the execution of Bruce Ward and… MORE

Don Davis

Arkansas – April 17, 2017 Don Davis is the second of EIGHT men scheduled to be executed in Arkansas over 10 days in April. Governor Hutchinson intends to execute these eight men before the drug needed for lethal injection in Arkansas expires on April 30.  Take action to stop the execution of Don Davis and seven other men… MORE

Stacey Johnson

Arkansas – April 20, 2017 Stacey Johnson is the third of EIGHT men scheduled to be executed in Arkansas over 10 days in April. Governor Hutchinson intends to execute these eight men before the drug needed for lethal injection in Arkansas expires on April 30.  Take action to stop the execution of Stacey Johnson and seven… MORE

Ledell Lee

Arkansas – April 20, 2017 Ledell Lee is the fourth of EIGHT men scheduled to be executed in Arkansas over 10 days in April. Governor Hutchinson intends to execute these eight men before the drug needed for lethal injection in Arkansas expires on April 30.  Take action to stop the execution of Ledell Lee and seven… MORE

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