How can we proclaim Jesus' message of justice and peace?
"We need to be using this time of isolation to recognize that we are the clay within our Potter’s hands; each of us is molded to be a gift to those around us."
After participating in CMN's Harm, Healing, and Human Dignity Conference, Ruth Cunnings finds herself imagining restorative justice as a beautiful stained glass window.
After accompanying William LeCroy to his death on Sept. 22, Sr. Barbara Battista reflects on Christ's call to “love our neighbors as ourselves.”
Jesus has a unique way of reaching each of us.
The federal government's resumption of executions — led by Attorney General William Barr — runs counter to the Gospel of Life.
Get to know the Restorative Justice Network of Catholic Campuses — an organization cultivating restorative principles within Catholic colleges and universities nationwide.
Catholic sisters in Terre Haute, Indiana respond to the restart of federal executions with faith and action.
No matter where you sit, opportunities to proclaim the dignity inherent in each human person exist — even abound — through creativity and the Holy Spirit.
If God leaves the door of redemption open to all of us, who are we to close it?
"I was eleven years old when my dad was shot and killed during the robbery of our family business."
Deacon Robert Vigil reflects on a powerful encounter at Bernalillo County Jail, a facility he has been barred from visiting since the onset of the coronavirus pandemic.
"When he was released from prison, Dewayne said, 'I have no hate in my heart for what they did to me.'"
A 37-year career law enforcement officer learns to oppose capital punishment and begins actively speaking out against the death penalty.
What do restorative practices have to teach us in the midst of a global pandemic?
Across the United States, Catholics and people of faith are transforming our broken criminal justice system into one that values healing over vengeance, and hope over death. Join us as we uplift the lived experiences, ministerial examples, and spiritual reflections of those working to promote restorative justice and end the death penalty.