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The Catholic Church and Argentina's Dirty War [electronic resource]

Gustavo Morello, SJ
Format
EBook; Book; Online
Published
Oxford ; New York : Oxford University Press, [2015]
Language
English
ISBN
9780190234270 (hardback : alk. paper)
Summary
Drawing on interviews with victims of forced disappearance, documents from the state and the Church, as well as field work and participant observation, The Catholic Church and Argentina's Dirty War explores how the Argentine government deployed the legitimating discourse of Catholicism to justify terrorism in the case of La Salette missionaries. It examines how the official Catholic hierarchy rationalized their silence, and how the victims understood their Catholic faith in such a context --
Contents
  • "We are here to serve!"
  • Who the la Salettes were
  • Committed Catholics and the machinery of terror
  • The long night
  • "I was in hell"
  • A race against time
  • "Aren't we true Catholics?"
  • Varieties of Catholicism.
Description
Mode of access: World wide Web.
Notes
Includes bibliographical references and index.
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