‘Where Justice and Mercy Meet’ Wins Catholic Publishers Award

June 13, 2014

where_justice_and_mercy_meetThe CMN-supported book Where Justice and Mercy Meet: Catholic Opposition to the Death Penalty, edited by our own Vicki Schieber, along with Trudy Conway and David Matzko McCarthy, was recently honored at the Association of Catholic Publishers 2014 Excellence in Publishing Awards. The book earned third place in the “Theology” category.  The awards ceremony took place in St. Charles, Ill., and Sr. Marianne Race, CSJ, accepted the award on behalf of CMN.

Where Justice and Mercy Meet explores the Catholic stance against the death penalty in new and important ways, offering insight into the debates about capital punishment. You can order the book from CMN by contacting our office at (202) 541-5290 or by email at info@catholicsmobilizing.org. When you order directly from us, your purchase helps support our mission, and we will beat Amazon.com’s shipping price!

One endorsement of our book reads:
Where Justice and Mercy Meet methodically yet forcefully presents the transcendent message of Catholics opposing the death penalty: the United States can no longer justify capital punishment on religious, historical, economic or any other ground. From my perspective, each contributor to the book uses his or her expertise on certain aspects of the death penalty to meticulously present both sides of the death penalty debate. … [A]lthough written before Evangelli Gaudium, this book expresses the same message as Pope Francis — the world can no longer justify responding to violent behavior with violent acts.” – Nancy Brouillard McKenzie

Read more about the book.

This article was featured in CMN’s June 2013 Newsletter.