Executions

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Reflection: The Black Catholic martyrs of New York deserve our veneration

On this day 281 years ago, British colonial authorities in New York commenced what includes perhaps the first Black Catholic martyrdoms in the future United States.

Interview: Douglas M. Stringer on the need for Democrats—and Black Catholics—in the pro-life movement

Douglas M. Stringer sits down with BCM to discuss his faith journey, his career in politics and law, and his new role with Democrats for Life of America.

Catholic bishops, advocates praise decision to halt execution of Melissa Lucio

A Catholic mother of 14 in Texas has been spared execution for the time being, garnering a sigh of relief from supporters nationwide.

Charleston Diocese issues statement on temporary stay of execution for Richard Moore

The Diocese of Charleston has again spoken out in support of clemency for South Carolina's Richard Moore, who was granted a stay of execution on Wednesday.

Catholic Mobilizing Network holding poetry contest for young adults against capital punishment

A new poetry competition will award $1000 to a young adult Catholic expressing their opposition to the death penalty in verse. Deadline May 31st.

Cardinal Wilton Gregory and Sr Helen Prejean to host death penalty webinar Tuesday

As the death penalty continues to wreak havoc at the state level, two prominent abolition advocates in the Church will host a dialogue on Tuesday.

Catholic Mobilizing Network hosting death penalty webinar on Thursday

The Catholic Mobilizing Network [https://catholicsmobilizing.org/], a restorative justice ministry based in Washington DC, will host a free webinar on the federal death penalty on Thursday, January 26th at 2pm ET with advocates and experts in the field. Entitled “Ending the Federal Death Penalty: The Road Ahead [https://catholicsmobilizing.
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