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The Pope Speaks Out

October 23, 2014 The Pope released a strong mandate this morning against the use of the death penalty: “It is impossible to imagine that states today cannot make use of... MORE
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Cities for Life: Featuring Montescudaio

  By Sr. Ilaria Buonriposi Cities for Life Day, is celebrated every year on November 30th, it is a worldwide initiative that supports the abolition of the death penalty. The... MORE
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Lenten Family Day Workshop

CMN is proud to introduce a brand new Lenten Family Day Workshop created by Mae Richardson. Through the themes of prayer, fasting and almsgiving activities, family units can choose specific... MORE
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Ohio Catholics at Forefront of Efforts to End Executions

Ohioans to Stop Executions (OTSE) was co-founded by the Catholic Conference of Ohio in 1988 and has primarily focused on raising awareness about state executions and helping litigators with strategic... MORE
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Advent Reflections

This Advent season, CMN invites you to join us in preparing our hearts with prayer and reflections on the scriptures.  Every Sunday of Advent, we will email you a special... 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

The Pope Speaks Out
October 23, 2014 The Pope released a strong mandate this morning against the use of the death penalty: “It is impossible to imagine that states today cannot make use of... MORE
Cities for Life: Featuring Montescudaio
  By Sr. Ilaria Buonriposi Cities for Life Day, is celebrated every year on November 30th, it is a worldwide initiative that supports the abolition of the death penalty. The... MORE
Lenten Family Day Workshop
CMN is proud to introduce a brand new Lenten Family Day Workshop created by Mae Richardson. Through the themes of prayer, fasting and almsgiving activities, family units can choose specific... MORE
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CMN EVENTS

November 21: Conference on Restorative Justice
    -Register now for free to attend conference next Friday- Forgiveness and healing are the messages at the heart of the Gospel. Restorative justice programs seek to repair the... MORE
November 18, 19, and 20, “It’s True: Police Support Reform” Town Hall Meetings. (Delaware)
Catholic Mobilizing Network, The Delaware Repeal Project and other valued partners present: It’s True: Police Support Repeal Town Hall Forums November 18, 19, and 20 7-9pm Keynote Speaker John Breckenridge, Retired Police... MORE
November 20, John Sage talk at Mount St. Mary’s University (Emmitsburg, MD)
John Sage, Founder and Executive Director of Bridges to Life, will be presenting a talk titled “Restorative Justice: Why We Need it Now to Restore victims, Offenders, and Communities” at... MORE
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BY STATE

Focus on States

This map offers a state-by-state 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

Chadwick Banks – EXECUTED

Florida – November 13

Miguel Padilla – STAYED

Pennsylvania – November 13

Charles Warner – STAYED (NEW DATE SET)

Oklahoma – November 13

Leon Taylor – EXECUTED

Missouri – November 19

Gregory Lott – STAYED*

Ohio – November 19

View ALL Scheduled Executions