Boston bombing jury excludes some Catholics


A courtroom sketch shows Boston Marathon bombing suspect Dzhokhar Tsarnaev (2nd R) during the jury selection process in his trial at the federal courthouse in Boston, Massachusetts on January 15, 2015. Photo courtesy of REUTERS/Jane Flavell Collins *Note: This photo may ONLY be republished with RNS-BOSTON-JURY, originally published on January 26, 2015

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BOSTON (RNS) Potential jurors in bombing suspect Dzhokhar Tsarnaev's trial must be able to impose the death penalty. That standard eliminates most Catholics who heed their church's catechism.