While this appointment was welcomed by the government, many other bishops and priests were disappointed, especially those openly aligning with Marxism. The Marxist priests feared that his conservative reputation would negatively affect liberation theology's commitment to the poor. They thought Romero was not the right fit in attempting to return the gospel of the early church where Christianity is politically and culturally decentralized. With one exception, all the Salvadoran bishops turned their backs on him, going so far as to send a secret document to Rome reporting him,... [continues]
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