Nearly 200 people have been exonerated from death row in the U.S. since 1976. Come hear Joe D’Ambrosio’s powerful story of freedom. Learn how Joe, in collaboration with his close friend Fr. Neil Kookoothe—a Catholic priest and lawyer—was finally set free after twenty-two years of incarceration and death sentence for a crime he did not commit. Learn how you can get involved  in advocating for an end to the death penalty in the U.S with Catholic Mobilizing Network, the national Catholic organization working to end the death penalty and promote restorative justice. 


Krisanne Vaillancourt Murphy is the executive director of Catholic Mobilizing Network

Rev. Neil Kookoothe is a Catholic priest in the Diocese of Cleveland, Ohio and is pastor of Saint Clarence Church 

Joe D’Ambrosio was convicted and sentenced to death in 1989 and exonerated in 2012.

October 23 @ 11:00
11:00 — 11:45 (45′)

Columbia 5

Joe D’Ambrosio, Krisanne Vaillancourt Murphy, Rev. Neil Kookoothe