Sr. Helen Prejean,CSJ is an acclaimed author of two books "Dead Man Walking" and "The Death of Innocents." She began her work in prison ministry in 1981 in New Orleans, LA. The Roman Catholic sister has witnessed five executions in Louisiana and today educates the public about the death penalty by lecturing, organizing, and writing. As the founder of "Survive," a victim's advocacy group in New Orleans, she continues to counsel not only inmates on death row but the families of murder victims as well.
Sr. Helen Prejean Nov. 15th Interview on "Meet Your Neighbor"
on public access channel 21
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The Diocesan Social Action through the 5 Catholic Commissions working within the eight counties of the Diocese of Cleveland seeks to shape a more caring society and a more peaceful world through justice education, advocacy, community development and organizing. Our work is based on the call of the Gospel to work for the respect and dignity of all human life, the elimination of poverty, to speak out against injustice, and to promote the common good.