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Sister Helen Prejean

'Dead Man Walking' Nun Slams Death Penalty As 'Botched System'

CNN | Moni Basu | Posted 08.06.2014 | Religion

New Orleans, Louisiana (CNN) -- Sister Helen Prejean blasts the air-conditioner in her champagne-colored Toyota Corolla, the back bumper held up with ...

The Intersection of Murder, Art, and Opera

Jennifer Rivera | Posted 08.23.2014 | Arts
Jennifer Rivera

I have been reading with interest the many articles and comments about the controversial decision by Peter Gelb of the Metropolitan Opera to cancel th...

Opera Uncensored

Susanne Mentzer | Posted 06.23.2014 | Arts
Susanne Mentzer

Rock 'n roll music on the radio. Blood-curdling screams. Gunshots. Children's laughter replaced by inmates shouting, "Bitch!" A prison guard shouting,...

From Death Row to Restorative Justice

Marina Cantacuzino | Posted 01.29.2014 | Crime
Marina Cantacuzino

Restorative justice is a system that fundamentally views crime as injury rather than wrong-doing, and justice as healing rather than punishment. Whilst visiting New York, Minneapolis, Hawaii and Texas I've uncovered some remarkable US-based programs that bear this out.

Matt Sledge

Sister Helen Prejean Stumps For Anti-Death Penalty Proposition | Matt Sledge | Posted 10.03.2012 | Politics

NEW YORK -- California voters will decide next month whether to outlaw capital punishment in their state. With the latest poll showing death penalty a...

From "The Book of Josie" and Beyond: Chatting with Tim Robbins Plus His New EPK

Mike Ragogna | Posted 09.14.2011 | Entertainment
Mike Ragogna

Tuesday, July 19th, marks Tim Robbins' debut on Savoy's 429 Records with his brand new solo album.

'Dead Man Walking' Nun Donates Papers To DePaul | Manya Brachear | Posted 05.25.2011 | College

DePaul University today unveiled the personal archives of Sister Helen Prejean, the outspoken New Orleans nun and author who became one of the nation'...