ROME — Italian journalist Nello Scavo has released a book entitled Bergoglio’s List, recounting the efforts of Pope Francis to help hundreds escape persecution by Argentina’s military dictatorship.
Scavo told CNA that his book was based on interviews with numerous eyewitnesses and on testimonies reconstructed after thorough research in Argentina.
“From all these stories emerges a list of persons saved by [then-Father] Bergoglio, which, by conservative estimates, includes more than 100 people.”
During much of the 1970s, Argentina was ruled by a right-wing military government, which “disappeared” thousands of left-wing activists and militants, accusing them of communism.
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