Vatican Rejects Dirty War Claims Against Pope

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Charge that Francis failed to condemn Argentina's Dirty War-era abuses described as aimed at discrediting the Church.


 

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Charge that Francis failed to condemn Argentina's Dirty War-era abuses described as aimed at discrediting the Church.

The Vatican has rejected claims that Pope Francis has failed to speak out against human-rights abuses during Argentina's military rule and said he had in fact helped save lives.

Jorge Mario Bergoglio, the first pope to come from Latin America, has been criticised by leftist critics for his actions during Argentina's Dirty War in which 30,000 people died or disappeared from 1976 to 1983.

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