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Latin America and the Catholic Church

Latin America and the Catholic Church

What did some reform-minded Catholics in Nicaragua hope that the pope might do during his visit to that country?

Some priest in Nicaragua hoped that during the visit; pope will discuss some problems relating to corruption and hunger that exist in government. Pope had repeatedly said that Nicaragua was his "second Poland" (Jay, 2002). That was a big mistake, considered by Pope because Nicaragua was not Poland. He believed, that there was an unpopular regime, rejected by the Christian majority, and that his presence would provoke an uprising belligerent. People against ...
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