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Dead Man Walking: The Eyewitness Account of the Death Penalty That Sparked a National Debate by Sr. Helen Prejean

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Dead Man Walking: An Eyewitness Account Of The Death Penalty In The United States by Sister Helen Prejean, CSJ

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DEAD MAN WALKING: a beautiful drama with two great actors: Susan Sarandon & Sean Penn #cinema #movie

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'Dead Man Walking' Sings Again

Joyce DiDonato as Sister Helen Prejean and Philip Cutlip as Joseph De Rocher in Jake Heggie's opera Dead Man Walking.

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Sister Helen Prejean: “How can watching a person die heal anybody?”

A bill to repeal Delaware’s death penalty made major progress in the state legislature earlier this year and supporters believe the momentum will continue again in

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X - Robert Lee Willie (died Dec 28, 1984) was a convict on Death Row at Louisiana State Penitentiary. Sister Helen Prejean, one of the sisters of St Joseph of Medailles, served as his spiritual adviser. She based her book Dead Man Walking on him and Elmo Patrick Sonnier. The two convicts also inspired the Matthew Poncelet character, played by Sean Penn. Willie was executed in the electric chair for the May 28, 1980 kidnap, rape, and murder of 18 year old Faith Hathaway.

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Born in Baton Rouge, Sister Helen Prejean is well-known for her anti-death penalty advocacy. She wrote "Dead Man Walking," after working with inmates at Angola Prison.

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