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Dorothy Stang

Little Change 10 Years After Nun Died Fighting For Brazil's Landless

Religion News Service | Alexandra Ellerbeck | Posted 02.15.2015 | Religion

PARA, Brazil (RNS) On Feb. 12, 2005, two hired gunmen killed Sister Dorothy Stang, 73, as she read aloud from the Bible in a remote settlement just of...

Rancher Sentenced In Case Of Murdered U.S. Nun

AP | STAN LEHMAN | Posted 09.20.2013 | Green

SAO PAULO -- A Brazilian rancher charged with ordering the 2005 slaying of American nun and Amazon defender Dorothy Stang has been sentenced to 30 yea...

Pedro Alcantara De Souza, Amazon Activist, Shot Dead In Brazil

AP | BRADLEY BROOKS | Posted 05.25.2011 | World

BELEM, Brazil — A top activist for land reform in Brazil's Amazon has been murdered, police said Thursday. The killing came hours after a delay...

Brazil Trial In US Nun Killing Delayed

AP | Posted 05.25.2011 | Religion

BELEM, Brazil — A Brazilian court has delayed the trial of a rancher accused of ordering the murder of U.S. nun and Amazon defender Dorothy Stan...

Brazil Court Frees Environmentalist Nun's Suspected Killer

AP | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green

SAO PAULO — A Brazilian court has freed an Amazon rancher accused of masterminding the 2005 murder of a U.S. nun and rain forest activist. The ...

Brazil court orders jail, retrial in US nun death

AP | BRADLEY BROOKS | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green

RIO DE JANEIRO — A Brazilian court on Tuesday ordered the arrest and retrial of an Amazon rancher acquitted of orchestrating the murder of Ameri...