Prominent death penalty opponent Sister Helen Prejean, whose book “Dead Man Walking” was turned into a movie, is calling on Oklahoma Gov. Kevin Stitt to grant a 60-day reprieve to a prisoner scheduled for execution.
The financially challenged Metropolitan Opera is cutting its schedule to 18 productions next season, matching pandemic-curtailed 2019-20 for the fewest since 14 in the strike-shortened 1980-81 season.
Anti-death penalty advocate Lea Rodger says she is keenly aware of the realities facing her and Richard Glossip, who she married this week inside the Oklahoma State Penitentiary where he sits on death row.
Women aspiring to leadership in the Catholic church have long come to terms with the glass ceiling that exists in the male-dominated institution.