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New Report Paints 2020 Death Penalty Use an “Aberration”

Following a 17-year hiatus from federal executions, the Trump administration initiated an unprecedented execution spree in 2020, resulting in a greater total number of executions than all U.S. states combined.
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Catholic Mobilizing Network Condemns Tidal Wave of Federal Executions

The federal government plans to execute Brandon Bernard and Alfred Bourgeois on consecutive days this week—the latest executions in the Trump administration’s unprecedented 2020 killing spree. Catholic Mobilizing Network will host two Virtual Prayer Vigils this week on the afternoons of each scheduled execution.
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Catholic Bishops, Religious, and Laypeople to Pray Against Federal Executions

Catholic bishops, men and women religious, and laypeople will come together next week for two Virtual Prayer Vigils hosted by Catholic Mobilizing Network surrounding the federal government’s planned executions of William LeCroy on September 22 and Christopher Vialva on September 24.