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Jesuit denounces Ohio prosecutor for seeking death penalty

August 23, 2018

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CWN Editor's Note: A Jesuit priest stationed in Rome has scolded a Catholic prosecutor in Ohio for seeking the death penalty in the case of a serial killer. Father Paul Mueller, an Ohio native, wrote that he is “disappointed, embarrassed, and scandalized” by the decision of Joe Deters to seek the execution of Anthony Kirkland, who has been convicted of five murders. Deters has indicated that he stands by his decision.

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