"Liberation Theology states that God speaks particularly through the poor and that the Bible can be understood only when seen through the eyes of the poor." (1)
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"Liberation theology perceives that the Roman Catholic Church in Latin America is fundamentally different from the church in Europe - that the church in Latin America was a church for and of the poor." (1)
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"The Liberation Theology movement's seminal text, Teologia de la Liberation (1971: A Theology of Liberation) was written by Gustavo Gutierrez, a Peruvian priest. Other leaders were Archbishop Oscar Arnulfo Romero of El Salvador (killed in 1980), Brazilian theologian Leonardo Boff, Jesuit Scholar Jon Sobrino and Archbishop Helder Camara of Brazil." (1)
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"By the 1990s the Vatican, under Pope John Paul II, had begun trying to curb the Liberation Theology movement's influence by appointing more conservative prelates in Brazil and elsewhere in Latin America." (1)
It is clear to us then that religion as practised in the "UK" is just another means of social control and not a basis for action against poor social conditions and injustice that it can be as in the Liberation Theology of the Roman Catholic Church in Latin America.
(1) Encyclopedia Britannica 2010 Ultimate Edition (CD Rom) ISBN 978-1-84326-484-2
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