The Catholic voice against the death penalty is growing stronger. So argues Sr. Helen Prejean, author of Dead Man Walking, in an in-depth analysis entitled “Signs of Life” in the January 21, 2013, issue of the Jesuit magazine America.
Can it possibly be happening? After years of relentless dialogue on the death penalty among Catholics in the United States, are we at last beginning to see signs that Catholics are becoming a significant moral force in efforts to abolish state-sanctioned death? Yes! I see it and rejoice. [More here . . . ]