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.
Catholic Mobilizing Network Launches National Advisory Council at “World Day Against the Death Penalty” Event
Catholic Mobilizing Network announced the formation of a new national Advisory Council last night at its "Justice Reimagined Awards & Celebration" at the Apostolic Nunciature of the Holy See in Washington, DC on the annual World Day Against the Death Penalty.
On “World Day Against the Death Penalty,” Catholic Leaders in Oklahoma Urge Governor Stitt to Halt Execution Spree
In a joint letter delivered to the office of Oklahoma Governor Kevin Stitt today on World Day Against the Death Penalty, more than 50 Catholic faith leaders in Oklahoma urged a halt to the state’s ongoing “unprecedented and reckless” execution spree.
CMN will honor His Eminence Wilton Cardinal Gregory, Archbishop of Washington, and visionary anti-death penalty champions Vicki and Syl Schieber at the "Justice Reimagined Awards & Celebration" on World Day Against the Death Penalty 2022.
As part of the Pope’s Worldwide Prayer Network, Pope Francis has designated his monthly prayer intention for September to address the death penalty and call for its abolition worldwide.