Georgia

The Georgia Catholic Conference and Death Penalty Advocacy

The Georgia Catholic Conference and Death Penalty Advocacy

By Francis J. Mulcahy, J.D., M.T.S, Executive Director, Georgia Catholic Conference – May 15, 2013 – The death penalty is not only legal in Georgia, it is routinely carried out and it is widely supported by public officials and the... MORE

Working in the Memory of Troy Davis: Georgians for Alternatives to the Death Penalty

Working in the Memory of Troy Davis: Georgians for Alternatives to the Death Penalty

By Kathryn Hamoudah, Board Member, GFADP – May 15, 2013 – Founded in 1996, Georgians for Alternatives to the Death Penalty (GFADP) is a statewide coalition of organizations and individuals working to end the death penalty, build power in communities... 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

The Death Penalty: Our Catholic Perspective

By Georgia Catholics Against the Death Penalty This Powerpoint presentation includes information and videos about Catholic teaching and the death penalty and ways in which Georgia Catholics can become involved and help spread the word on this important pro-life issue.... MORE

Georgia Catholic Conference

The Georgia Catholic Conference witnesses to spiritual values in public affairs, and provides an agency for corporate Catholic service to the statewide community. Under the direction of the Catholic bishops of Georgia, the Conference promotes public policy positions related to... MORE

Georgia Catholics Against the Death Penalty

Upholding the dignity of the human person, the Catholic Church teaches that capital punishment is incompatible with the gospel and can no longer be justified in modern society.  Though the death penalty is still carried out in Georgia at an... MORE

Georgia Filmmaker Screens Death Penalty Documentary

By Andre Gallant, Athens Banner-Herald March 21, 2012 Working for a Virginia law firm that specialized in defending death penalty cases, Jeff Reynolds spent two years immersed in the world of capital punishment. At first, the Oconee native balanced the... MORE

Archbishop Wilton Gregory Speaks on the Death Penalty

In this video, Atlanta Archbishop Wilton Gregory asks Catholics to reflect on their own views of capital punishment and to join in the Church’s call for its abandonment in the State of Georgia and beyond. This video is part of... MORE

The Catholic Church and the Death Penalty

Presentation of the Most Reverend Wilton D. Gergory, Bishop of the Archdiocese of Atlanta An article in The Georgia Bulletin (October 16, 2008) The Catholic moral tradition shows an unambiguous preference to preserve life even when the order of justice... MORE