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Unformatted text preview: Key Quotes from Romero’s Book 153-4 Marching in the scorching sun to give a mass to isolated campesinos, Archbishop Romero almost ceased walking to have the campesinos meet him where he stood. But that was not the kind of man the Archbishop was. Getting up to trudge onward he stated “The campesinos shouldn’t have to adjust their plans for me. I should adjust my plans for them.” 159- “When I saw Rutilio dead, I thought, ‘If they killed him for what he was doing, it’s my job to go down that same road…” 166-BE A PATRIOT. KILL A PRIEST 169- “Then they threw all the communion wafers on the floor and stomped ont hem over and over again with their boots 171-Romero used the Blessed Sacrament “to purify the places the National Guard had profaned” 175-Met with a old woman rather than with the bishops 186-People say that the most prominent upper class families are financing all of the printed material coming out against Archbishop Romero—paid ads in the newspapers, a special weekly...
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This note was uploaded on 04/18/2011 for the course HILA 3050 taught by Professor Braun during the Spring '10 term at UVA.
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