#1622: Sister Helen Prejean’s “River Of Fire

August 27, 2019 00:30:00
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Sister Helen Prejean is considered one of the nation’s foremost leaders in efforts to abolish the death penalty. In her new book, “River of Fire,” she shares the story of her growth as a spiritual leader, speaks out about the challenges of the Catholic Church, and shows that joy and religion are not mutually exclusive.

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