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    Contemplate the commitment to human rights and truth in the life of Monseñor Juan José Gerardi Condera who was assassinated in 1998 after submitting Guatemala: Nunca Mas (Never Again), the human rights report that detailed atrocities committed during the 36-year civil war.  Reflect on the assassination in May 2001 of Sister Barbara Ann Ford, Sister of Charity, who had assisted Monseñor Gerardi.

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    Guatemala, Nunca Mas. Recovery of Historical Memory Project. (Maryknoll, NY: Orbis, 1999). Produced by the Human Rights Office of the Archdiocese of Guatemala (ODHA), which Gerardi founded with others in 1990. For further background see James Torrens, "Of Many Things," America 178 (May 12, 1998): 2; Stephen A. Privette, "Guatemala Report," Commonweal 125 (May 22, 1998): 9-10; Lucia Rossett, "Sr. Barbara Ford, 1939-2001," The Catholic Worker (June-July 2001): 4.

    From:Social Justice, Personalism, and the Practice of Librarianship.
    Kathleen de la Peña McCook.
    Catholic Library World Winter, 2001.

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