- Helen Prejean: Antonin Scalia's position on death penalty flouted Catholic teaching and hewed to archaic ideas on mental disability
Sister Helen Prejean, a Sister of St. Joseph, ministers to prisoners on death row. She is the author of "Dead Man Walking." The views expressed are her own.
(CNN)I'm praying for Justice Antonin Scalia, that his passage into eternity was peaceful. I respect his sincerity, even though on the subject of the death penalty, he was my nemesis.