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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.

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…

Recording of Redemption and Restoration: A Catholic Perspective on Restorative Justice Conference

Recording of Redemption and Restoration: A Catholic Perspective on Restorative Justice Conference

Part 1: Criminal Justice System Bishop Frank J. Dewane opens the day in prayer. Then Trudy Conway, one of Redemption and Restoration’s editors, shares stories from the development of the text and invite us into a journey through each of the three major sections of the book. CMN Executive Director, Karen Clifton moderates a discussion on the criminal justice system,…

“Inadmissible”: The Church’s Call for an End to the Death Penalty

“Inadmissible”: The Church’s Call for an End to the Death Penalty

On August 2, 2018, Pope Francis made a historic revision to the Catechism of the Catholic Church which declared the death penalty “inadmissible” in all cases. In response to that call, people of faith are adding their names to the National Catholic Pledge to End the Death Penalty, and working to build a culture of…