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Religious perspectives on the death sentence of Dzhokar Tsarnaev

AP Photo: Bombing victim leaving the hospital

The Boston Globe reports that religious leaders in Boston are conflicted on the sentence for Dzhokar Tsarnaev. Tsarnaev was found guilty on all counts for the Boston Marathon bombing and was sentenced to death last week by a federal jury.

Catholic, evangelical, and congregational faith leaders largely rejected the death penalty, but churchgoers and some leaders expressed conflicted feelings around the juror’s decision.

From the article:

“You don’t want to see another life gone, but when you know […]

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