Man Who Ordered Killing of Sr. Dorothy Stang Convicted of Murder

One of the two ranchers believed to have ordered the contract killing of Sr. Dorothy Stang was convicted of murder in Brazilian court Tuesday, and sentenced to 30 years in prison today. Sr. Dorothy Stang, a native of Dayton, Ohio who became a naturalized citizen of Brazil during her work with the people there, was a Sister of Notre Dame de Namur. She was murdered on Feb. 12, 2005, at the age of 73.

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