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.
Read a March 17, 2013, essay written by the Rev. Thomas Reese for the National Catholic Reporter.
Read a March 18, 2013, essay by feminist theologian Mary E. Hunt about Pope Francis and the liberation theology debate.
Read a March 18, 2013, column by George Monbiot for The Guardian about the debate on liberation theology.
Read a March 25, 2013, NPR story that examines Francis’ record on economic issues before he became pope.