The Common Good
August 2008

Dorothy Stang

by Rose Marie Berger, Alexis Vaughan | August 2008

In a retrial in May, a Brazilian court acquitted Vitalmiro Bastos de Moura, one of two ranchers who allegedly ordered the killing of 73-year-old Catholic Sister Dorothy Stang three years ago.

In a retrial in May, a Brazilian court acquitted Vitalmiro Bastos de Moura, one of two ranchers who allegedly ordered the killing of 73-year-old Catholic Sister Dorothy Stang three years ago. The new verdict overturns the 30-year sentence de Moura received in May 2007.

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