A Story You Should Be Following, Even If You’re Not Catholic

Gustavo Gutierrez, the founder of Liberation Theology, is scheduled to meet with Pope Francis this week.

Many agree that in the Global South, liberation theology lost and prosperity theology won by the end of the 20th century. That’s tragic for a number of reasons, not least of which is that the Vatican was in large part responsible for this reality by censuring and silencing liberation theologians.

It’s too early to say if this is an about-face, but it’s at least a major development that Pope Francis is meeting this week with Gustavo Gutierrez, the founder of liberation theology.

Here’s RNS’s report:

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