The American Bishops Protest

As debate over U.S. policy in El Salvador has intensified, the National Conference of Catholic Bishops has emerged as a highly vocal opponent of the Reagan Administration's position. The American bishops are against all forms of military aid to El Salvador and favor a negotiated settlement between that country's ruling junta and its left-wing guerrillas.

Other clergy have also spoken out against the Administration. Last week a group of more than 350 church leaders, most of them Protestant but including Catholics and Jews, called for an end to U.S. military aid to El...

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