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Dom Helder Camara

(see also Christian Pacifism, Liberation Theology: Latin America & Brazil: Church & Society)

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Dom Helder Camara: A Mystic in Love with the Poor. Mark O'Connor, Catholic News (6/9/99).

Dom Helder Camara: Poet, Mystic, Missionary. Xaverian Mission Newsletter (9/1/99).

On the Web: Articles

A Living Example: Brazilian Catholic Archbishop Helder Camara Brought a "Preferential Option for the Poor" to the Center of Christian Social Thinking. Rosemary Radford Ruether, Ched Myers, Jim Wallis, Jim Forest, Tom Fox & Joe Nangle. Sojourners (?/99).

Death of the Red Bishop, Jonathan Power, Transnational Foundation for Peace & Future Resource (9/8/99).

On the Web: Specialized Sites

Dom Helder Camara Official Site.

Excerpts from Through the Gospel with Dom Helder Camara.

In the Library: Article

Camara, Dom Helder. "What would Thomas Aquinas do about Karl Marx?" LADOC 60 (9-10/75).

__________. "The force of right or the right of force?" in Mission Trends 3 (NY, 1976), pp. 77-83.

__________ & Ralph Abernathy. "A declaração do Recife," CIDOC Informa 211/1-4 (197?).

Fallaci, Oriana. "Helder Camara (interview)," in her Interview with History (Boston, 1976), pp. 288-309.

Goodstein, Laurie. "Helder Camara, 90, defender of Brazil's poor, dies," NY Times (8/30/99).

Leonard, Patrick J. "Bibliography of Helder Camara," Latin American Research Review 10,2 (1975):147-66.

MacEoin, Gary. "Dom Helder Camara (1909-1999). Lover of the poor," National Catholic Reporter (9/9/99).

Morris, Fred B. "In the presence of mine enemies," Harpers (10/75):57-70. Memoir of Methodist missionary tortured by military regime for associating with Dom Helder.

Serbin, Kenneth P. "Dom Hélder Camara: the father of the Church of the Poor," in P. Beattie (ed.) The Human Tradition in Modern Brazil (Wilmington DE: Scholarly Resources, 2004), pp. 249-66.

Simons, Marlise. "Enfant terrible of Brazilian Church: feisty at 75," NY Times (3/14/84). Archbishop Dom Helder Camara of Recife.

In the Library: Non-Fiction Books

Broucker, José de. Dom Helder Camara: The Violence of a Peacemaker (Maryknoll NY: Orbis, 1969).

Camara, Dom Helder. Church & Colonialism (London, 1969).

__________. Revolution Through Peace (NY, 1971).

__________. Hoping Against All Hope (Maryknoll: Orbis, 1984).

__________. Through the Gospel with Dom Helder (Maryknoll: Orbis, 1986).

Hall, Mary. The Impossible Dream: The Spirituality of Dom Helder Camara (Maryknoll NY: Orbis, 1980).

In the Library: Fiction

In the Library: For Young Readers

In the Library: Poetry

Camara, Dom Helder. The Desert is Fertile (NY: Orbis, 1979).

In the Library: Drama

In the Library: Photography

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