This Respect Life Month, Catholic communities in Ohio can help build a culture of life by advocating in support of two death penalty abolition bills in the state's House and Senate.
Download the sample parish bulletin inserts below to call the attention of those in your Catholic community to the importance of outlawing the death penalty in the Buckeye State!
Today is the feast of Saint Maximilian Kolbe, patron saint of prisoners and the pro-life movement, and the victim of a state-sponsored execution. There's
EWTN’s Kate Scanlon speaks with Syl and Vicki Schieber, who suffered the violent murder of their daughter, Shannon, yet hold true to the teachings of the church and reject the death penalty.
She also interviews CMN Executive Director Krisanne Vaillancourt Murphy and Archbishop Paul S. Coakley, chairman of the U.S. Conference of Catholic Bishops’ Committee on Domestic Justice and Human Development, to hear their hopes for death penalty abolition at the federal level.