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Unpacking Pope Francis' past during Argentina's 'Dirty War'

Some old, controversial stories have re-emerged about Jorge Bergoglio, who is now Francis I, the first pope from Latin America. He is accused by critics of not standing up to Argentina’s military junta that ruled from 1976 to 1983. An Argentinian journalist has accused him of conspiring with the junta to hide political prisoners from a visiting delegation of the Inter-American Human Rights Commission. University of Notre Dame law professor Doug Cassel joins DePaul University professor of Catholic studies Peter Casarella on Worldview to discuss Pope Francis' leadership in Argentina.

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