Sister Helen Prejean at the 2014 Nobel Peace Prize Forum

Sister Helen Prejean
Sister Helen Prejean, right, and MPR News' Tom Weber at the Nobel Peace Prize Forum at Augsburg College in Minneapolis, March 1, 2014.
Courtesy of Augsburg College

Sister Helen Prejean says it is not enough to be charitable, we must be engaged in the work of justice. She calls capital punishment one of the greatest moral issues of our time.

The Catholic nun is best known for her activism on human rights and opposing the death penalty. She is the author of "Dead Man Walking" and "The Death of Innocence."

Sister Helen Prejean delivered the keynote address in Minneapolis at the Nobel Peace Prize Forum on March 1, 2014.

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