"Is God vengeful, demanding a death for a death?  Or is God compassionate, luring souls into love so great that no one can considered 'enemy'?"  Sister Helen Prejean

"Is God vengeful, demanding a death for a death? Or is God compassionate, luring souls into love so great that no one can considered 'enemy'?

Democracy Now! speaks with Sister Helen Prejean, whose bestselling book, "Dead Man Walking," was turned into the Academy Award-winning film starring Susan Sarandon and Sean Penn. Sister Helen is the founder of Survive, a victims’ advocacy group in New Orleans, she continues to counsel not only inmates on death row, but also the families of murder victims. "Dead Man Walking" is the journey of a Catholic nun accompanying inmates sentenced to death and her campaign to abolish the death penalty.

Order the book, Dead Man Walking: The Eyewitness Account Of The Death Penalty That Sparked a National Debate [Paperback] in bulk, at wholesale prices. ISBN by Helen Prejean

$1,000 to ROil, Inc., Cape Elizabeth, for 'The Culture of Punishment, from Parenting to Prisons.' A four day symposium featuring workshops, lectures and panel discussions, this project explored the culture of punishment. It featured an original performance by youth from Long Creek Development Center and a keynote from Sister Helen Prejean, author of Dead Man Walking.

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Sister Helen Prejean

When you accompany someone to execution Sister Helen Prejean once wrote The gospel comes to you as it never has before Are you for compassion or are you for violence? Are you for mercy or are you f

Sister Helen Prejean & Bill Pelke on Freeing the Death Row Prisoner Who Killed Pelke’s Grandmother

Sister Helen Prejean & Bill Pelke on Freeing the Death Row Prisoner Who Killed Pelke’s Grandmother

Dead Man Walking: Extended Interview with Sister Helen Prejean on Decades of Death Penalty Activism

In this extended web-only interview, Sister Helen Prejean talks about the anniversary of her landmark book "Dead Man Walking," that chronicles her years of anti-death penalty activism.

"The Death of the Innocents: An Eyewitness Account of Wrongful Executions" by Sister Helen PreJean  Memoirs/Biography

"The Death of the Innocents: An Eyewitness Account of Wrongful Executions" by Sister Helen PreJean Memoirs/Biography

Dead Man Walking by Sister Helen Prejean.

Dead Man Walking: An Eyewitness Account of the Death Penalty in the United States

"We are all worth more than the worst thing we've ever done in our life. That's why the death penalty is so morally bankrupt." - Sister Helen Prejean, CSJ  Read more about Sr. Helen's recent talk at the Franciscan Center in this Tampa Bay Times article: http://s.dosp.org/1hFDXVp

"We are all worth more than the worst thing we've ever done in our life. That's why the death penalty is so morally bankrupt." - Sister Helen Prejean, CSJ Read more about Sr. Helen's recent talk at the Franciscan Center in this Tampa Bay Times article: http://s.dosp.org/1hFDXVp

Walk the Talk Show: Sister Helen Prejean

Sister Helen Prejean: The nun behind the best-selling Dead Man Walking book & movie (in which she was played by Susan Sarandon) offers a Christianity that's…

Sister Helen Prejean! Author of "Dead Man Walking" speaking in San Francisco May 9th!

Sister Helen Prejean! Author of "Dead Man Walking" speaking in San Francisco May 9th!

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Sister Helen Prejean, CSJ, Roman Catholic Nun and leading advocate for the abolition of the death penalty. She is the author of the bestseller "Dead Man Walking" (which was made into a movie staring Susan Sarandon and Sean Penn).

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