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Anger at Popes Brazil comments

In America, America Latina, catholic, christianity, church, education, evangelism, liberation theology, missions, Religion, Social Justice on May 19, 2007 by Eliacín

These comments from Pope Benedict XVI are completely irresponsible and show his ignorance to the history of our people in America 5oo years ago and the effects of the colonization today. It is incredible that at a time where indigenous people are pulling a chair and claiming their place at their table, someone would do something so ridiculous as to suggest that “American Indians had been “silently longing” to become Christians 500 years ago.”

BBC NEWS | Americas | Anger at Popes Brazil comments
Pope Benedict XVI told Latin American bishops in Brazil that American Indians had been “silently longing” to become Christians 500 years ago.

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