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Cry of the People: United States Involvement in the Rise of Fascism, Torture and Murder and the Persecution of the Catholic Church in Latin America

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Acknowledgments
Introduction
Return to the Catacombs
U.S. Intervention
The Awakening
Appendix
Notes
Glossary
Index
Maps
Hardcover, 1st, 551 pages
Published April 1st 1980 by Doubleday Books (Garden City, NY)
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Blake
Jun 05, 2017 Blake rated it it was amazing  ·  review of another edition
I loved and "hated" this book.

I "hated" this book for the many bummed-out nights I had after reading a page or two. There is so much hate, deception, repression, monopolizing, Red-baiting, torturing, "disappearing", and execution...ing in this history of 20th century Latin-American religious and political upheaval that many nights I was like "God, humans suck."

I loved this book for being a well-researched, extensive, and uncompromising account of the Latin American Catholic hierarchy taking a
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Mary B
Feb 18, 2013 Mary B rated it it was amazing
How soon we forget . . .
This is one of the most comprehensive and disturbing accounts of U.S. military involvement in Latin America ~ especially relevant as we debate torture, drones, and other assorted atrocities. It's also a reminder of what true, prophetic Christianity looks like.
Padraic
We don't torture? We don't commit war atrocities? We're too moral to do these things? A cry from the 1980s about how the U.S. partnered with the devil to crush Christianity in Mexico and points south. Makes Abu Ghraib seem like an afterthought.
pjr8888
Mar 22, 2013 pjr8888 rated it really liked it
my copy:
Cry of the People The Struggle for Human Rights in Latin America - The Catholic Church in Conflict with U.S. Policy Published in Penguin Books, 1982
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