Liberation theology

I have been a learner and a teacher of liberation theology all my adult life and I know this. Oppressors begin by cultivating false consciousness in those they seek to oppress.
Below is my response. Liberation theology is a fascinating branch of Catholicism. I find a lot to admire in it for its service
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Liberation theology arose in the mid-1950s--before the supposed KGB program began--when priests in rightwing Latin American
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Pope Francis returns to Rome from his South American tour as a bona fide partisan of Liberation Theology.
I slip out the door and join the flow of traffic up the street, noticing someone across it with his eyes fixed on the front of the bar. I reenter the shadows and make my way.
The Pope's crucial work of engaging with liberation theology is changing the landscape of the church. It is putting the work of the church in the line with Jesus' own ministry which was for the poor, the marginalized and the disenfranchised.
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My theological writings arise from my personal journey through faith and doubt, difficulties and joys. Many of our encounters with God inform our theology, make us who we are, and shape our living. I position my writings to reflect this part of my life that I try to live out as faithfully as I can.
Pope Francis is carrying out a revolution in the Vatican. It will also be a revolution in the world, setting it right because it is upside down. The revolution of Jesus of Nazareth: "The last will be first, and the first will be last."
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