Sister Helen Prejean
Washington D.C., Feb 22, 2021 / 04:00 pm MT (CNA).- Virginia is expected to become the first southern state to abolish the death penalty, after its general assembly voted on Monday to end the practice. The state senate voted 22 to 16 to approve H.B. 2263, which would abolish the
by Jonah McKeown Denver Newsroom, Aug 19, 2020 / 03:00 am MT (CNA).- Catholics are speaking out on behalf of a Native American man on federal death row, who is set to be executed this month. The man’s tribe, the Navajo Nation, objects to the death sentence and has asked
CNA Staff, Jul 14, 2020 / 04:01 pm MT (CNA).- The chief judge of a federal district court in Indiana denied Tuesday a motion to delay the execution of Dustin Honken, which is scheduled to take place Friday, until a treatment or vaccine for coronavirus is widely available. Fr. Mark
On February 3rd, Sister Helen Prejean was the keynote speaker at the 74th annual Salesian Guild held at St. Xavier Church in downtown Cincinnati. Sister Helen, a member of the Congregation of Saint Joseph, is a leading advocate to abolish the death penalty in the United States. Her book Dead
Wednesday, November 3, 2010 ST. ANDREW DEANERY — Sister of St. Joseph of Medaille Helen Prejean, best known for her book Dead Man Walking and her work in opposing capital punishment, will speak on Tuesday, Nov. 9, 7 p.m., at St. Susanna Parish, 616 Reading Rd., Mason.