Delaware

Letter to Delaware Legislators from Bishop Malooly on Death Penalty Repeal

Letter to Delaware Legislators from Bishop Malooly on Death Penalty Repeal

March 20, 2015 Dear Members of the Delaware Legislature: This week a Bill was introduced which proposes the repeal of the death penalty in the State of Delaware. I write to support this Bill’s passage. Use of the death penalty... MORE

Actively Working to End the Death Penalty in Delaware: A Message from Father Roger DiBuo

Actively Working to End the Death Penalty in Delaware: A Message from Father Roger DiBuo

By Father Roger DiBuo Parishioners at Saint Elizabeth Ann Seton Parish in Bear, Delaware are proud to play a supporting and active role in the Delaware Repeal Projects’ effort to advance legislation to end the use of the death penalty... MORE

Mobilizing to Pass Delaware’s Death Penalty Repeal Legislation in 2015

Mobilizing to Pass Delaware’s Death Penalty Repeal Legislation in 2015

by Abraham Bonowitz Abraham Bonowitz is a member of Catholic Mobilizing Networks Advisory Board  The Delaware Repeal Project (DE Repeal), a coalition of 29 partner organizations in Delaware, educates Delawareans about the problems of the death penalty system and leads the campaign... MORE

Faith Community Central to Delaware Repeal Efforts

Faith Community Central to Delaware Repeal Efforts

– October 16, 2013 – By Anna Schuck, Communications Director for Delaware Repeal Sister Helen Prejean was working with poor communities in Louisiana when she was asked to correspond with a death row inmate Patrick Sonnier. She never knew that... MORE

A Victim's Sister Works to End Delaware's Death Penalty

A Victim’s Sister Works to End Delaware’s Death Penalty

– October 16, 2013 – By Kristin Froehlich When my brother David and four of his friends were murdered in Connecticut in 1995, I was traumatized and depressed. I lost my beliefs that life was predictable and that people were... MORE

Death Penalty Legislative Update - April 2013

Death Penalty Legislative Update – April 2013

– April 15, 2013 – March was an extraordinary month of activity in the movement to end the use of the death penalty! In Delaware, the Senate passed, by an 11-10 margin, SB 19, which ends the death penalty for... MORE

Asuntos para conversar con los legisladores

Respondiendo al pedido de algunos estados, CMN ha preparado para cada uno de ellos un folleto con la doctrina social de la Iglesia sobre la pena de muerte e informaciones específicas del estado mismo. Estos panfletos están diseñados especialmente para... MORE

Death Penalty State Talking Points

In response to requests from key states, CMN has drafted State Specific Talking Points, brief one page information sheets that share Catholic teaching and state-specific information on the death penalty. These are designed to educate Catholics attending diocesan or parish advocacy days... MORE

Looking Forward: CMN Sets Agenda for 2013

Looking Forward: CMN Sets Agenda for 2013

by Cathy Jarboe, CMN Director of Catholic State Networks and Organization – January 14, 2013 – In the past five years, five states have overturned the death penalty. Last year, California came close to replacing the death penalty, nearly passing... MORE

The Delaware Repeal Project

September 17, 2012 The Delaware Repeal Project (DE Repeal), a newly formed coalition in Delaware, educates Delawareans about the problems of the death penalty system and promotes death penalty repeal in Delaware. The coalition is made up of diverse organizations... MORE