There are two prominent churchmen of our era whose lives and words expose the difference between a "preferential option for the poor" and a preferential option for the state.
The first is Archbishop Oscar Romero. When an agent of El Salvador's military regime fired a single bullet into Oscar Romero's chest, the archbishop was in the midst of celebrating Mass. But it seems that before Romero could be laid to rest, he became an unlikely hero to Marxists and Liberation Theologians in Latin America.
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