Death Penalty

 

 

Important Church Documents

Useful Resources

  • United States Conference of Catholic Bishops, Office of Pro-Life Activities, Capital Punishment http://www.usccb.org/prolife/issues/cappunish/index.shtml
  • Sister Helen Prejean, Dead Man Walking: An Eyewitness Account of the Death Penalty in the United States.  Vintage, 1994.
  • Sister Helen Prejean, The Death of Innocents: An Eyewitness Account of Wrongful Executions.  Random House, 2004.

Audio-Visual Resources

  • United States Conference of Catholic Bishops, A Culture of Life and the Penalty of Death.  DVD (15 minutes) with study guide. $9.95
  • Film Dead Man Walking.  MGM.   2 hours and 2 minutes.  Based on a book of the same title (see above).
  • YouTube:  CSU Sonoma  Conversation Peace: Dead Man Walking  The Journey Continues  A Discussion with Sister Helen Prejean  (October 29, 2004) http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=vsyViBQNVm4

Action Steps