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Leader’s role in ‘Dirty War’ questioned by some critics

March 14th, 2013 in 2013, Alicia Borinsky, Boston Herald, College and Graduate School of Arts and Sciences, Newsmakers 0 comments

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Alicia Borinsky, College of Arts & Sciences

Pope Francis is renowned in his native Argentina as a humble man who shunned life as a prince of the church but didn’t shy away from pushing his political agenda and isn’t without controversy — with questions lingering about his role in his country’s so-called Dirty War in the 1970s…

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“He’s a man who is very much in the media. He’s a great speaker and a very 
eloquent person. But there is much more for us to learn about him, especially what was his position regarding 
human rights during the dictatorships in the 1970s.”

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