Thursday, January 27, 2011

Bishop Samuel Ruiz García, Defender of Mexico's Mayans, Is Dead at 86 - By Julia Preston (New York Times)

During his 40 years of presiding over a Roman Catholic diocese in Chiapas State, Bishop Samuel Ruiz García cast light on abuses suffered by the Indians and sought to bring them into the church as equals with other Mexicans, challenging the rigidly stratified social order ... read more

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