Praying for civil rights in El Salvador

Praying for civil rights in El Salvador

Description

Photograph caption dated August 30, 1989 reads, “Father Mike Kennedy of the Southern California Ecumenical Council led a prayer service as part of a demonstration at the Salvadoran Consulate yesterday protesting a “penal code reform” law that would limit freedom of speech in El Salvador. Clergy members from several denominations dressed in black and carried a coffin to symbolize the death of civil freedoms.”

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