Justice & Peace Ministries

Justice and Peace Ministries staffs the Bishops of the Archdiocese of Atlanta and supports archdiocesan clergy, parishes, schools, ministries and organizations on matters of justice and peace, as well as issues of social concern.  Grounded in Catholic social teaching, we focus specifically on education, awareness and advocacy resources, programs and opportunities.  We are committed to deepening the capacity of Social Action Ministries, thus helping to empower all Catholics to answer the call to love of God and neighbor by actively engaging in the social mission of the Church.

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Stop Federal Executions

The federal government has resumed federal executions for the first time in 17 years. As Pope Francis has made clear, the death penalty is inadmissible as an affront to the Gospel and the dignity of human life.

The Catholic bishops have expressed their opposition to the death penalty for decades, and have raised their voices against the death penalty several times since the new federal executions were announced.

Now it’s your turn: please join us in raising your voice against these executions.

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