Politics & Government

March 15, 2013

Priest details arrest during Argentine dirty war but doesn’t comment on Pope Francis’ role

A Jesuit priest whose kidnapping by the Argentine military in 1976 has raised the issue of what role newly named Pope Francis played in that country’s so-called “dirty war” said Friday that he was “reconciled to the events” and wished the pope well, but he did not explicitly absolve the pope of involvement in his detention.

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