DEATH PENALTY: 20 years after “Dead Man Walking”

by Elizabeth LeFevre, US Catholic 20 years ago marked the publishing of an influential and inspiring book: Sister Helen Prejean’s Dead Man Walking, which documents Prejean’s experiences with a death row inmate that took place 30 years ago. Prejean became a pen pal for a man on death row in Louisiana, eventually meeting him in person, becoming his … Continue reading DEATH PENALTY: 20 years after “Dead Man Walking”