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Pope sends a greeting message to “Mothers of Plaza de Mayo” on their 41st anniversary

Thursday, May 3rd 2018 - 08:22 UTC
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Pope Francis sent an audio message for the 41st anniversary of the “Madres de Plaza de Mayo” (Mothers of Plaza de Mayo), who protested against the disappearance of their children during the Dirty War (1976-1983) of Argentina’s military dictatorship. Read full article


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  • Brit Bob

    Pope Francis, the first Latin American pontiff, said in 2012 when he was archbishop of Buenos Aires that Britain had “usurped” the disputed islands from Argentina. In 2011, he said the islands were “ours,” a view most Argentinians share.

    He also trusted that felt “used” by some of his countrymen, who have visited him on numerous occasions in the Vatican since he was elected Pope in March 2013. Among them were numerous politicians, including the current President, Mauricio Macri, and its predecessor, Cristina Kirchner. (Cadena 3 22.1.17).

    May 03rd, 2018 - 10:56 am - Link - Report abuse 0
  • Enrique Massot

    For years, the Church's hierarchy showed an ambivalent face toward the abuses against human rights in Argentina.

    It is now comforting that an Argentine representative at the top level of the Catholic Church addresses this group of women who risked their lives to defy a criminal power at the worst of their offensive against anything that resembled opposition.

    Nunca más.

    May 04th, 2018 - 02:16 am - Link - Report abuse +1

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