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Jean-Bertrand Aristide

Jean-Bertrand Aristide  

(b. 15 July 1953).President of Haiti 1991–6, 2001–4 Born in Port Salut, he became a priest of the Salesian order. He was a committed preacher of liberation theology, but the more the political ...
Liberation Theology

Liberation Theology   Reference library

Oxford Encyclopedia of the Modern World

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Subject Reference
Current Version:
2008
Subject:
History, Contemporary History (post 1945)
Length:
1,176 words
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In responding to the “opening to the world” encouraged by Vatican II (1962–1965), Latin American Catholics recognized that

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