"When I fed the poor, they called me a saint. When I asked, 'Why are they poor?' they called me a communist."

Helder Pessoa Camara. A Brazilian priest and archbishop, who came to be identified with Liberation Theology; he was once a Nobel Peace Prize nominee. A frequent target of Brazil's military junta, and a survivor of assassination attempts. He was ousted as archbishop by John Paul II, but the two of them shared a passion for social justice. Died in August 1999.

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