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Marcos McPeek Villatoro: The Pope's Mixed Legacy

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Marcos McPeek Villatoro: The Pope's Mixed Legacy

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Marcos McPeek Villatoro: The Pope's Mixed Legacy

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Day to Day contributor Marcos McPeek Villatoro offers his thoughts about the mixed legacy of Pope John Paul II. Villatoro remembers how the late pope's opposition to so-called "liberation theology" discouraged Catholic Church leaders from participating in political resistance against repression in Central America.