Torture victims’ children’s baptism certificates evidence of crimes

Argentina’s Catholic bishops will hand over more than 100 baptism certificates of babies born to political prisoners in a torture centre during the country’s dictatorship.

The bishops say their decision came in light of a “longing of Pope Francis”, who was the former bishop of Buenos Aires in Argentina.

Francis has promised human rights groups the church would hand over documentation to help clarify the crimes committed by the military regime. Read more

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