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

Kansas Catholics: An Ongoing Witness for Life

By Donna Schneweis, Kansas Coalition against the Death Penalty June 15, 2012 It’s the joining of voices from the Catholic community that can make the difference. When one surveys the work against the death penalty in Kansas the past 35... MORE

Antideath Penalty Resolve Remains in Spite of Tragic, Personal Loss

from Voices of Charity, the magazine of the Sisters of Charity of Leavenworth, Kansas (Spring 2012) “What seeds do we sow, and who reaps the harvest?” are questions Carolyn Zimmerman, SCLA, poses as she staunchly advocates against the death penalty. She also points out... MORE

Play Project Update – May 2012: Wrapping Up a Successful Eighth Season

By Greg Callaghan, National Coordinator, Dead Man Walking School Theatre Project The Dead Man Walking School Theatre Project is wrapping up an excellent eighth season. Schools in California, Chicago, Illinois, Washington, New York, Alabama, Pennsylvania, Kansas, Oklahoma, Florida, Indiana, Utah,... MORE

Pray and Reflect on the Issue of Death Penalty during Lent

By Bonnie Toombs Director, Respect Life and Social Justice Office, Diocese of Wichita, Kansas. March 1, 2012 – During Lent we are invited to reflect on the ways we fall short in our living of the Gospel, and to seek... MORE

Proposed Legislation Would End Death Penalty in Kansas

By David Meyers Southwest Kansas Register October 28, 2011 – When Kansas legislators convene January 9 in Topeka, they will find two virtually identical bills that could end the death penalty in Kansas. Donna Schneweis, chairwoman of the Kansas Coalition against the... MORE

Hermanas de la Caridad de Leavenworth, Kansas

Nosotras, las Hermanas de la Caridad de Leavenworth, KS, nos oponemos como comunidad al uso de la pena capital y nos comprometemos a apoyar los esfuerzos para la abolición de la pena de... MORE

Kansas Catholic Conference

Founded in December 1967 by Kansas’ Catholic bishops, the Kansas Catholic Conference serves as the official voice of the Catholic Church in Kansason matters of public policy.  The Conference operates at the intersection of faith and politics.  By applying Catholic moral principles to the... MORE

Kansas Coaltion against the Death Penalty

The Kansas Coalition against the Death Penalty is a not-for-profit corporation organized for the purpose of promoting public education about capital punishment and disseminating information about the death penalty and the effects of executions.... MORE

Congregation of St. Joseph

Based in Ohio, with additional locations in Illinois, Indiana, Kansas, Kentucky, Michigan and West Virginia, the Congregation of St. Joseph “is a community of more than 700 vowed women religious dedicated to the love of God and neighbor, committed to sharing life... MORE