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liberation theology

Archbishop Oscar Arnulfo Romero A youthful Father Oscar Romero with Salvadorans (Photo courtesy of the Archbishop Romero Trust) Óscar Arnulfo Romero y Galdámez (August 15, 1917 – March 24, 1980) was a prominent Roman Catholic priest in El Salvador during … Continue reading

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Óscar Andrés Rodríguez Maradiaga

Óscar Andrés Rodríguez Maradiaga SDB (born December 29, 1942) is a Honduran Cardinal of the Catholic Church. He is the current Archbishop of Tegucigalpa, President of Caritas Internationalis and was President of the Latin American Episcopal Conference (CELAM) from 1995 … Continue reading

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Dorothy Day and Thomas Merton

By Moni Basu and Jessica Ravitz, CNN Updated 11:37 AM ET, Fri September 25, 2015 (CNN) Pope Francis invoked four Americans in his historic speech to Congress on Thursday. Two are instantly recognizable: Abraham Lincoln and the Rev. Martin Luther King … Continue reading

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Liberation theology

Liberation theology refers to forms of local or contextual theology that proposes that knowledge of God based on revelation leads necessarily to a Christian theological praxis that opposes unjust social and political structures.[1] It has been described as “an interpretation … Continue reading

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