Catholic Social Teaching brings the teachings of Jesus and his call to discipleship to the larger societal conversation of social justice. This infographic highlights the ways in which the continued use of the death penalty violates our call to live as a people of life.
Commonly seen as a justification for the use the death penalty, the Old Testament command "Eye for an Eye" is often misunderstood. This infographic breaks down this scripture passage and connects it to the larger call for justice and mercy seen throughout both the Old and New Testaments.
Archbishop Gregory Aymond of the Archdiocese of New Orleans has recorded a video encouraging all Catholics to join the work to end the death penalty.
By David Matzko McCarthy, Trudy D. Conway, and Vicki Schieber, Editors
This new book on Restorative Justice serves as a guiding context for Catholic Mobilizing Network's work to promote restorative justice.
Poverty plays a critical role in whether or not someone receives a death sentence. This helpful infographic explores some of the ways poverty impacts the use of the death penalty in this country.
CMN created brief one page information sheets that shares Catholic Teaching and state-specific information on the death penalty. These are designed to educate Catholics, serve as bulletin inserts, handouts or for those attending diocesan or parish advocacy days in your state.
This resource shows how we can bring the principles of restorative justice to our everyday interactions.
There are many ways that we can bring restorative practices into our parishes. This infographic gives a few examples of approaches to doing so.
This image gives examples of ways to bring about restorative justice in the criminal justice system.