Mobilize Mercy Toolkit
Pope Francis has dedicated the month of September to praying for the global abolition of the death penalty. This toolkit offers ways to amplify this prayer and raise awareness about the death penalty in the U.S.
Mobilize Mercy — Joining the Pope's Prayer to Abolish the Death Penalty
Pope Francis has dedicated the month of September to praying for the global abolition of the death penalty. Watch the Pope's Prayer Video, launching this month of prayer.
Tips for Preaching About the Death Penalty
This new resource is designed for bishops, priests, and deacons who want to identify opportunities to connect the Church's teaching against the death penalty to scripture.
In this resource you will find:
Catholic Women Preach
CMN Board Chair Mary Novak offers a reflection for the Third Sunday of Easter that illuminates restorative justice practices with the story of the disciples on the road to Emmaus.
Good Friday Prayer Vigil
This Good Friday, join us in praying for the 15 people who have been executed since Good Friday 2020 and for an end to all executions.
2020 Lenten Reflections
Each year, Catholic Mobilizing Network offers a collection of Lenten Reflections as a way to integrate our shared call to end the death penalty and promote restorative justice with our personal Lenten journeys of repentance and preparation.
Homily by Fr. William Kelley, S.J.
In this homily, Fr. William Kelley, S.J. provides us with an inspirational call to understand how we, as Catholics, can uphold the dignity of all human life, regardless of circumstance. This comes in light of the recent, and unexpected July 25, 2019 announcement from the Department of Justice that it will resume executions at the federal level for the first time in sixteen years.