Pope Francis prays to end the death penalty
Pope Francis’ prayer intention for the month of September is for the worldwide abolition of the death penalty.
Archbishop Hartmayer opposes scheduled execution
The Atlanta archbishop is opposing the execution of a man who has been on death row for 46 years.
New Vigil Information – Execution Date Set for Virgil Presnell Jr.
The state of Georgia announced that Virgil Presnell Jr. is scheduled to be executed on Tuesday, May 17, at 7:00 p.m.
Webinar – Catholic Social Teaching and Restorative Justice
This lunch hour presentation will look at Catholic social doctrine and restorative justice, as well as the very real impact restorative approaches can have in our criminal legal system.
Beyond a Reasonable Doubt: Intellectual Disability and the Death Penalty
On January 25th, Georgia Catholics Against the Death Penalty hosted a webinar entitled “Beyond a Reasonable Doubt: Intellectual Disability and the Death Penalty.” The webinar featured Brian Stull, a senior staff attorney with the ACLU Capital Punishment Project and lead counsel on the Young vs. Georgia case.