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The Prophet of CuernavacaIvan Illich and the Crisis of the West$
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Todd Hartch

Print publication date: 2015

Print ISBN-13: 9780190204563

Published to Oxford Scholarship Online: December 2014

DOI: 10.1093/acprof:oso/9780190204563.001.0001

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Crisis

Crisis

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(p.74) Chapter five Crisis
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The Prophet of Cuernavaca
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Todd Hartch

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Oxford University Press
DOI:10.1093/acprof:oso/9780190204563.003.0006

The Vatican discovered that Ivan Illich was sabotaging the missionary initiative in Latin America and called him to Rome for a heresy trial in 1968. This questions at the trial were extremely varied and did not seem to be based on any specific evidence. Illich believed that the questions were so unfair to him that they were a source of scandal for the Church. He became convinced that his priestly ministry would continue to cause controversy as long as he ran the Cuernavaca center. He therefore left the active priesthood and became a social critic.

Keywords:   Ivan Illich, heresy, trial, Rome, Vatican, social critic, 1968

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