Brazilian Roman Catholic Archbishop Helder Camara is delivering a speech by moving hand

Sold Brazilian Roman Catholic Archbishop Helder Camara is delivering a speech by moving hand
Brazilian Roman Catholic Archbishop Helder Camara is delivering a speech by moving handDom Hélder Pessoa Câmara (Portuguese: [dõ ˈɛwdeɾ peˈsoɐ ˈkɐ̃mɐɾɐ]; February 7, 1909 – August 27, 1999) was a Brazilian Roman Catholic Archbishop. He was the Archbishop of Olinda and Recife, serving from 1964 to 1985, during the military regime of the country.An advocate of liberation theology, he is remembered for his social and political work for the poor and for Human Rights and democracy during the military regime. He also said the aphorism, "When I give food to the poor, they call me a saint. When I ask why they are poor, they call me a communist."He was born Hélder Pessoa Câmara in Fortaleza, Ceará, in the poor Northeast Region of Brazil. His father was an accountant and his mother a primary school teacher. He went to local Catholic schools and decided to become a priest, completing seminary.He was ordained a priest in 1931 and appointed auxiliary bishop of Rio de Janeiro in 1952. In 1959 he was appointed archbishop of Olinda e Recife. During his tenure, Câmara was informally called the 'Bishop of the slums' for his clear position on the side of the urban poor. He was active in the formation of the Brazilian Bishops’ Conference in 1952, and served as its first general secretary until 1964. In 1959 he founded Banco da Providência in Rio de Janeiro, a philanthropic organization to fight poverty and social injustice by making it easier for poor people to receive loans.In his famous interview with Italian journalist Oriana Fallaci, he also stated that, despite his support for non-violence, he didn't oppose violent tactics: "And I respect a lot priests with rifles on their shoulders; I never said that to use weapons against an oppressor is immoral or anti-Christian. But thats not my choice, not my road, not my way to apply the Gospels".Photo Taken - 31 March 1970

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