Central America is still wrestling with the institutional backwardness and epic inequality that led to the conflicts of the 1980s.
Justifiable Anger Re “Bishops Respond to Attacks on John Carr” (Signs of the Times, 2/22): Maybe I should not write anything because I am too angry right now at the person or persons who would do this to John Carr. He has kept the faith. I just hope he hasn’t finished the course. H
How does a culture change its mind? What makes an entire people repudiate a position once held with blithe certainty?