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A Man of Peace: Don Samuel Ruiz 1924-2011

Posted by in World News & Events on 26th January, 2011 | 1 Comment

tatikIt was a remarkable mass for a remarkable man. The news spread rapidly yesterday morning of the death of Bishop Samuel Ruiz. By 2:30 the Mexico City church had filled with an unusual group of religious leaders, peace activists and figures who have marked Mexican politics over the years. All recalled their work alongside Tatik (“father” in Tzeltal) with a bittersweet blend of loss and gratitude.
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