Catholics and the Death Penalty

Are you concerned about the Death Penalty in Oregon?

We invite you to attend this free Workshop especially for Catholics...

Catholics Mobilizing Network presents a workshop on the death penalty and Catholic teachings August 26 at 7:00 PM in St. Andrew’s multipurpose room. The presenter, Sarah Craft, is the state campaign organizer for Equal Justice, USA. This FREE 2 hour workshop discusses Catholic social teachings on the death penalty and suggests how to talk with other Catholics about the death penalty. Please contact Eileen Kennedy at kennedy.eileen7@gmail.com or 503.477.5568 for more information.

Catholics Mobilizing Network to End the Use of the Death Penalty is a national organization co-founded by Sister Helen Prejean. It works closely with the United States Conference of Catholic Bishops. Please go to www.catholicsmobilizing.org, to learn more and to join us. There is NO membership fee.

You may also be interested in Oregonians for Alternatives to the Death Penalty, See www.oadp.org. Mary Jo Tully, Chancellor of the Portland Archdiocese, was recently appointed to the board of directors of OADP. The United Methodists, United Church of Christ, Unitarian Universalists, and Church of the Brethren have signed on as supporting churches.

Please sign on to OADP as a supporting member at www.oadp.org You will NOT be charged a membership fee. See the top of the home page, click on members to create a new account and sign on. Signing on shows your support for the repeal of the death penalty in Oregon. Be sure to click on the box when you create your account to show your name on the OADP list.

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