Read a March 14, 2013, Religion News Service story about Francis and the shadow cast by the Dirty War.
Read a March 15, 2013, Associated Press story about the Vatican denouncing critics of Francis’ record during the Dirty War.
Read a March 15, 2013, Catholic News Agency article in which Nobel Peace Prize winner Adolfo Perez Esquivel says Francis had no ties to the Argentine dictatorship of 1976-83.
Read a March 15, 2013, Associated Press story about how Francis is viewed by the poor in Argentina, some of whom affectionately call him “the slum pope.”
Read an Associated Press story, posted April 28, 2013, by The Huffington Post, about the hopes liberation theologians in Latin America have for Pope Francis.
Ivan Petrella is associate professor of religious studies at the University of Miami in Coral Gables, Fla. Petrella is a citizen of Argentina and spends much of the year there. His academic credentials include a bachelor’s degree in foreign service from Georgetown University, and his books include The Future of Liberation Theology: An Argument and Manifesto; Beyond Liberation […]
The Maitreya Foundation is a nonprofit organization that develops activities, projects and publications to promote Buddhism on an international scale.
The World Association of Buddhism works to re-establish and confirm the philosophies and practices of Buddhism across the globe. The organization provides educational resources such as classes, projects and histories on Buddhism.
The Argentina Ramakrishna-Vivekananda Center is an organization that promotes Hinduism and Hindu Dharma throughout Argentina. The website offers current news articles, additional associations on Hinduism and resources on celebrations and festivals.