Programs

The Catholic Mobilizing Network offers access to quality speakers, workshops and other creative means to help energize the Catholic community in efforts to bring the death penalty in the United States to an end. All of the program opportunities below offer strong faith-based persons and resources to a wide range of groups: high schools and colleges, conferences, parishes, Catholic organizations, and even play/theater groups. Click below to learn more.

Publications

The Catholic Mobilizing Network offers access to quality publications to help inform and educate the Catholic community in efforts to bring the death penalty in the United States to an end. All of the publications below are of the highest quality and thoroughly reflect authoritative Catholic teaching. They can be used in high schools and… MORE

Speakers

The Catholic Mobilizing Network continues to expand its growing list of informed, experienced, and acclaimed speakers who regularly address the issue of capital punishment in the United States. The speakers below have spoken to small high school groups and large conferences. Some have addressed Members of Congress and others draw from unique ministerial experiences on… MORE

Workshops

The following workshops are designed to be conducted in parishes, classrooms, youth groups, or with any group wishing to explore their faith and the death penalty. Our workshops are free to use, and we encourage you to spread them far and wide. However, we do ask that you consider making a contribution for their use, so… MORE

Restorative Justice

What is Restorative Justice? It is a theory of justice that emphasizes the repairing of harm caused by unjust behavior. It offers an alternative to Retributive Justice (eye for an eye) by holding offenders accountable, while simultaneously trying to redeem their broken situation. It is an acknowledgment that true justice is difficult work, but that… MORE

Dead Man Walking School Theatre Project

Dead Man Walking is a 2002 play written by Tim Robbins. It is based on the book of the same name by Sister Helen Prejean, CSJ, about her experiences as a chaplain on death row – which also was made into a 1995 film starring Sean Penn and Susan Sarandon. The Catholic Mobilizing Network works… MORE