January 19, 2009 / Praxis
n this interview, Sister Helen Prejean of ‘Dead Man Walking’ fame tells about her fight to overturn the death penalty and save innocent men and women on death row.
Sister Helen Prejean, a vowed member of the Sisters of St. Joseph of Medaille, is the author of Dead Man Walking, which became the subject of the Oscar-winning film of the same name, and Death of Innocents. She is also a tireless advocate for men and women on death row. Her articles, thoughts, and other biographical information can be found at her websites www.sisterhelen.org or www.prejean.org.