Read a Feb. 8, 2012, Huffington Post article about clergy launching a campaign for federal student loan forgiveness based on a 2007 law aimed at graduates who go into public service.
Read a Nov. 4, 2011, story from Inside Higher Ed about Louisville Presbyterian Theological Seminary’s plan to eliminate tuition for master’s degree students to reduce their debt burden.
Read a critique of liberation theology in a 1994 article by Edward A. Lynch of Hollins College in Roanoke, Va., from the website CatholicCulture.org.
Read a March 14, 2013, Associated Press article in which Francis’ biographer labels as unfair the Dirty War allegations stirred up in the wake of the conclave.
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 a March 17, 2013, post on Liberation Theology on the website of America magazine by the Rev. Daniel Horan.