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US Catholics launch network to end death penalty

 The launch of the Catholic Mobilizing Network to End the Death Penalty will be announced on Sunday, 25 January, at the conclusion of the National Coalition to Abolish the Death Penalty training conference, which is being held in Harrisburg, Philadephia.

John Carr, Executive Director of the Department of Justice, Peace and Human Development of the United States Conference of Catholic Bishops (USCCB), will participate in the news conference. Also scheduled to participate are Sister Helen Prejean, CSJ, author of the book "Dead Man Walking" on which the feature film of the same name is based, and Diann Rust-Tierney, Executive Director of the National Coalition to Abolish the Death Penalty.

Source: USCBC