The Church In Contemporary Mexico

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CSIS, Sep 8, 1992 - History - 101 pages
This volume provides an overview of church-state relations in Mexico, how these have changed in recent years and how they might affect the Mexican political system.
 

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Contents

Church and State A Brief History
1
The Church and Independence
5
The Church and Mexicos Elite
6
Liberalism Advances
7
Porfiriato 18761911
9
Revolution and Anticlericalism 1911 to the 1930s
11
Cristero Uprising 19261929
14
Renewed Anticleriealism 1930s
16
Lay Organizations
43
From Quiescence to Activism 19581988
49
Pope John Paul II
54
Political Involvement
57
Northern Bishops Speak Out
58
Southern Bishops Back the Poor
61
Salinas Courts the Church 19881991
65
Political Problems
67

ChurchState Reconciliation Late 1930s
18
Collaboration 19401958
21
Organization of Mexicos Roman Catholic Church
25
Regional Groupings of Bishops
28
Liberation Theology
30
Romes Influence
32
Apostolic Delegate
33
Churchmen and Politicians
38
Overtures to the Church
69
Papal Visit
74
The SelfDestructive Left
77
Human Rights and Other Reforms
79
Conclusion
83
Notes
91
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George W. Grayson is the Class of 1938 Professor of Government at the College of William & Mary.

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