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Healing After Tragedy: Heather Thompson’s Restorative Justice Journey

Healing After Tragedy: Heather Thompson’s Restorative Justice Journey

For years after her brother’s murder, Heather was consumed by anger — toward his killer, toward the legal system, and even toward God. Longing for some peace, she decided she needed to speak with the man who took her brother’s life. Through the restorative justice process that followed, Heather was amazed to find not just…

Catholics and Restorative Justice

Catholics and Restorative Justice

Catholic ministry leaders, restorative justice experts, and people who have been impacted by harm and crime explore the relationship between our Catholic faith and the philosophy and practices of restorative justice.

High School Study Guide for “Where Justice and Mercy Meet”

High School Study Guide for “Where Justice and Mercy Meet”

Do you plan on incorporating the death penalty issue into your high school curriculum? Are you looking to add “Where Justice and Mercy Meet” to your reading list? This study guide provides educators with discussion questions and homework assignments to accompany our award winning book. Download our high school study guide created by Rochelle Hubbard. Click…

Los católicos y la pena de muerte

Los católicos y la pena de muerte

Nuestro apoyo para abolir el uso de la pena de muerte también se arraiga en nuestro inquebrantable propósito de acompañar y apoyar a todas las víctimas de la delincuencia. Estas personas sufren las sumamente dolorosas consecuencias de los actos criminales. Con la pérdida violenta de un ser querido, se experimenta el dolor de una espada…

Catholic Social Teaching and the Death Penalty

Catholic Social Teaching and the Death Penalty

Rooted in Scripture and the rich tradition of our faith, Catholic social teaching is a guide for how to live as a people of justice and mercy. The death penalty violates several core themes of Catholic Social Teaching, first and foremost being the belief in the inherent dignity of the human person. It is this…

Sample Bulletin Articles: Catholic Social Teaching and the Death Penalty

Sample Bulletin Articles: Catholic Social Teaching and the Death Penalty

Help to educate your parish or community with this set of 6 short bulletin articles focusing on Catholic Social Teaching and the Death Penalty. The articles cover different aspects of Catholic Social Teaching as it applies to the death penalty. These articles can also be customized to include upcoming events and meetings occurring in your parish…