Sister Dorothy Stang died fighting for Brazil’s landless; 10 years later, not much has changed


Sister Dorothy Stang, a member of the Sisters of Notre Dame de Namur, was killed in Brazil in 2005. Religion News Service photo courtesy of the Sisters of Notre Dame de Namur

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PARA, Brazil (RNS) Ten years ago, Stang was killed advocating for land rights in the Amazon. The government promised an end to impunity from punishment. A decade later, violence and impunity persist.