On this episode, the LMC spends the hour with Hilary Goodfriend, a University of California-Riverside postdoctoral fellow at the Latino & Latin American Studies Research Center, to discuss the 43rd anniversary of the assassination of Salvadoran Archbishop Oscar Romero and the time US President Jimmy Carter ignored his calls to stop military to the Salvadoran junta in 1980.
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December 6th, 2019: What The Bible Says About Immigration
What does the Bible say about the immigrant, the refugee, the asylum seeker, the stranger? Can we find some degree of compassion and respect for immigrants in the Bible that is often denied in recent times? Robert Lassalle-Klein, Professor of Religious Studies & Philosophy @ Holy Names University in Oakland, CA, speaks with the LMC about seeking guidance from the Bible during unprecedented times of racism & xenophobia.
August 24th, 2018: Oscar Romero for Sainthood
Thirty-eight years after his assassination, Salvadoran archbishop Oscar Romero is being canonized for sainthood. The LMC speaks with Michael E Lee about the significance of this event for El Salvador and Liberation Theology. Michael E Lee is an associate professor of Theology and Latin American studies at Fordham University. He is also the author of “Revolutionary Saint: The Theological Legacy of Oscar Romero.”