Statements From Religious Congregations

An increasing number of religious communities of women and men have become active in efforts to abolish the death penalty. Below you will find a growing number of statements from these active congregations who view the death penalty as incompatible with the Gospel of Jesus Christ. If you are a member of a religious community and you have issued statements on the death penalty which are not listed here, please contact CMN and provide us the information we need to include your community’s statement:

  • A paragraph about your community and its mission, including what state(s) you are located in
  • Your statement
  • A link to your website’s death penalty page (if you have one), or a link to your website (homepage)

Joint Statements

Congregation Statements