Sister Eileen serves as Religious Engagement Associate for Catholic Mobilizing Network. She is a School Sister of Notre Dame who has been involved in efforts to abolish the death penalty for decades and once served as a spiritual companion to a victim of a state-sponsored execution. She previously represented her religious congregation as a Non-Governmental Representative at the United Nations.
Sr. Eileen Reilly, SSND
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