The Department of Justice handed down a death sentence Wednesday for the man responsible for killing 11 worshipers at a Pittsburgh synagogue in October 2018.
CMN's Executive Director Krisanne Vaillancourt Murphy responds to the reintroduction of the Federal Death Penalty Prohibition Act into Congress.
CMN, the USCCB, and the Florida Conference of Catholic Bishops are speaking out against Florida’s death penalty. The state is scheduled to execute Duane Owen on June 15 at 6 p.m. ET.
Thousands of American Catholics Urge President to Extend Mercy to Federal Death Row Prisoners
New annual report from Death Penalty Information Center was released, detailing the success and struggles of abolition in 2022.
"We applaud Governor Brown’s decisive action to clear Oregon’s death row and hope other state leaders across the nation and the federal government will follow her example in abandoning the antiquated, immoral, and unjust system of capital punishment."
Faith Groups, Death Row Exonerees, Civil Rights Groups, and Political Leaders Call on U.S. to Support UN Death Penalty Moratorium Resolution
Leaders to Gather to Urge Biden Administration to Follow Through on Its Pledge to End the Death Penalty
CMN urges people of goodwill to take action this November against an unusual increase in scheduled executions.