Maurice Taylor

Bishop Emeritus of Galloway, Scotland

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Explore the background to

Bishop Taylor's
new book:

Prologue
India
Rome
USA
Spain
Guatemala
El Salvador
Colombia
Holy Land
Epilogue

Colombia

“Would I be willing to join a group going to Colombia?” The invitation was as chilling as it was unexpected. I had been in many countries of Latin America but never in Colombia. I knew a little of conditions there: massive cultivation of drug crops, guerrilla armies, murders, kidnappings - a very disturbed country indeed. The invitation came out of the blue or, more strictly, out of the orange - from the
Netherlands section of Pax Christi International."
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"While walking through the streets of Puerto Asis on our way to and from meetings, we were accompanied by a gentleman carrying a machine gun of some description. The town suggested a modern reincarnation of Carson City in the 1870s and Chicago in the 1920s."
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"Meanwhile, good, brave and friendly people continue to inhabit a beautiful but tormented nation that longs for peace."

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