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Please Take Action to Affirm the Dignity of Human Life September 3rd, 2010
Teresa Lewis is scheduled to be executed September 23, 2010 in Virginia. She was convicted in 2002 of persuading two men to kill her husband and stepson. Teresa Lewis has been on death row in Virginia since June 2003.
Now 41 and a mother and grandmother, Teresa Lewis would be the first woman executed in Virginia since 1912.
In solidarity with the Virginia Catholic Bishops, the U.S. Catholic bishops and the Papal Nuncio, we ask you please to contact Governor McDonnell and urge him to commute Teresa Lewis’s sentence to life in prison.
Act Now for Responsible Finance and Debt Cancellation July 23rd, 2010
Please take action to press for responsible lending and desperately needed debt cancellation for poor countries – Click here for our Action Alert.
This Alert also includes an action to Make Mercury Pollution a Thing of the Past.
Action Alert: Stop Racial Profiling and Urge Financial Reform April 22nd, 2010
Action Alert: Carbon Fast and More… February 12th, 2010
A ‘Lent Carbon Fast’ calendar is available from the Environmental Outreach Committee of the Archdiocese of Washington. Please consider using the Lent Carbon Fast Calendar as part of your Lenten discipline.
December Action Alert – Let’s Avoid Another Meltdown! December 3rd, 2009
October Action Alert: Update on Columban Priest Kidnapping and Action Urged on Climate Legislation October 22nd, 2009
The Columban Fathers are now asking that groups refrain from action in the case of the kidnapping of Fr. Mike Sinnott, due to the delicate nature of the situation. Your prayers for his safety are requested instead.