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Catholic Church Struggles with Social Justice

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Catholic Church Struggles with Social Justice

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Catholic Church Struggles with Social Justice

Catholic Church Struggles with Social Justice

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The Roman Catholic Church is still grappling with its mission to help the poor. Pope John Paul II reined in the liberation theology movement, which was often identified with helping the poverty-stricken in Latin America but feared by some church leaders as too radical. However, liberation theology still thrives in rural El Salvador.