Kenyan lawyer on quixotic quest to nullify trial of JesusBreaking News
tags: Religion News Service, Kenya, Jesus Christ, Pontius Pilate
The conviction of Jesus by Pontius Pilate may be the most famous court verdict -- and perhaps the most consequential, since it led to Christ's crucifixion and the founding of a global religion.
Now a Kenyan lawyer wants to overturn Pilate's decision, though he wants to keep the faith that flowed from it.
"The selective and malicious prosecution (of Jesus) violated his human rights," said Dola Indidis, a Roman Catholic who is petitioning the International Court of Justice, based at The Hague, to nullify Jesus' conviction and death sentence....
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