Of Justice, Revolutions and Human Rights: Notes on a trip to Central America

Publisher:  The Chancery Office, Diocese of Victoria, Victoria, Canada
Year Published:  1980  
Pages:  25pp  
Resource Type:  Article
Cx Number:  CX2105

Abstract:  This booklet is a report of Bishop De Roo's recent tour of Central America in association with the Inter-Church Committee on Human Rights in Latin America. The focus is on De Roo's participation in a post Puebla theological consultation in Panama and his subsequent meeting with religious, educational, student, capesino and labor leaders in Nicaragua, E1 Salvador and Guatemala. In a country-by-country survey, the booklet reviews recent political and economic developments, such as the proposed Cerro Colorado copper mine, their impact on indigenous peoples and their implications for the role of the Church.

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