Living lessons of Sister Dorothy Stang

DAYTON, Ohio (WDTN) — Sister Dorothy Stang would rather have her title stay Sister instead of Saint and give the money to the poor, said her friend Sister Joan Krimm.

Stang was killed in 2005 in Brazil while defending the rights of poor farmers in the Amazon.

Sister Joan Krimm spoke about Stang’s legacy during an event at Chaminade Julienne on Thursday called,  “Living Out the Lessons of Sr. Dorothy Stang,” It also featured the documentary, “The Student, The Nun & The Amazon.” provides commenting to allow for constructive discussion on the stories we cover. In order to comment here, you acknowledge you have read and agreed to our Terms of Service. Commenters who violate these terms, including use of vulgar language or racial slurs, will be banned. Please be respectful of the opinions of others and keep the conversation on topic and civil. If you see an inappropriate comment, please flag it for our moderators to review.

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