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A group of mothers who have lost children to crime, violence, or incarceration journeys together on the path of healing.
Military veterans are overrepresented on death rows across the U.S. This is unacceptable.
This World Day Against the Death Penalty, it is necessary to reflect on the role of trauma in cases like Lisa’s, and how it plays an outsized role in landing people like her on death row.
By protecting those who participate in restorative processes, the practice can continue to grow in courts, schools, and communities.
From working as a mediator to creating spaces for healing and transformation in Catholic communities, Anne Buchanan shares her journey to restorative justice.
With time, care, and creativity, restorative circles helped one Missouri parish build community and enrich its ministries.
And how can more municipalities and counties become one?
Faith communities played a pivotal role in Virginia's historic death penalty repeal. Here's how.
Nearly 200 years after Georgetown University profited from the sale of 272 enslaved men, women, and children, one of their descendants examines the need for reconciliation and healing.
Jesus has a unique way of reaching each of us.
Get to know the Restorative Justice Network of Catholic Campuses — an organization cultivating restorative principles within Catholic colleges and universities nationwide.
No matter where you sit, opportunities to proclaim the dignity inherent in each human person exist — even abound — through creativity and the Holy Spirit.
What do restorative practices have to teach us in the midst of a global pandemic?
As the Young Women’s Initiative Coordinator at Precious Blood Ministry of Reconciliation in Chicago, Karlyn Francois shares a story of radical accompaniment within the criminal legal system.
A Chicago community meets to "foster diversity in each circle in order to cultivate the moments of both 'Me too' and 'I never knew.'"
Linda Showman’s journey towards restorative justice ministry has taken several years and varying forms. Now a Project Consultant in the Office of Prison Ministry at the Archdiocese of Portland, Showman has found ways to invite others in her community into an ethic of restoration.
The chair of the Death Penalty Abolition and Restorative Justice issue team of the Marianist Social Justice Collaborative shares how the group built a collective understanding around restorative practices using CMN's small group modules.
Sister Helen Prejean, a longtime champion in the abolition movement, recalls an important encounter with racial issues. Sr. Helen is a member of the Congregation of St. Joseph. CMN is part of the CSJ Mission Network.