Sister Helen Prejean and other community and faith leaders will be participating in a panel discussion on the death penalty in America. After the forum, join panelists and authors of the newly released book, A Case for Life: Justice, Mercy, and the Death Penalty, for a reception and book signing. This event takes place at 6:00pm Thursday, February 15th Holy Innocents' Episcopal Church, 805 Mount Vernon Highway, Atlanta, GA.
To accompany the authors, Sister Helen Prejean, author of the international best-selling book, Dead Man Walking: An Eyewitness Account of the Death Penalty, will provide her perspective from the front lines advocating for the abolition of the death penalty since 1981. The Most Reverend Wilton D. Gregory, Archbishop, Roman Catholic Archdiocese of Atlanta, will also speak on how Catholics are opposing the death penalty.
6 p.m. Doors open for registration and book sales
7 p.m. Event begins in the Church
7:30 p.m. Sister Helen Prejean will speak
8:10 p.m. Panel Presentation
8:25 p.m. Discussion among panelists with audience Q&A
Reception and book signing by Sister Helen, Bishop Wright, Susan Casey and Justice Fletcher to follow