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Saturday, March 1 • 4:00pm - 5:30pm
Keynote Address: Sister Helen Prejean

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Sister Helen Prejean

Roman Catholic nun, Congregation of St. Joseph, leading American advocate for the abolition of the death penalty
Sister Helen Prejean is known for her tireless work against the death penalty. In 1982, she became spiritual adviser to Patrick Sonnier, sentenced to die in Louisiana’s Angola State Prison for the murder of two teenagers. Before his death, Sister Helen came to Sonnier, the men whose job it was to execute him, and the victims’ families. In 1984, Sonnier was put to death in the electric chair. Soon after, she became spiritual advisor to... Read More →

Saturday March 1, 2014 4:00pm - 5:30pm
Main Auditorium Minneapolis Convention Center

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