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Sites relating to the history of the Catholic Church in South America.
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Bartolomé de Las Casas
A site providing information, research, and analysis of the life and writings of a man who is a symbol of justice and human rights in Latin America and elsewhere.
The Bull of Pope Alexander VI Partitioning America
A mediated peace treaty between the two Catholic sea faring powers Portugal and Spain that gave Spain the lion's share of the New World to convert and colonize while giving Portugal Brazil.
Casting Out the 'People's Church'
Article by Penny Lernoux, the Nation's Latin American correspondent, about the struggle between liberal and conservative streams in the Catholic Church. (September 03, 1988)
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