Samuel Ruiz: A Vatican II Bishop Who Made a Difference
11 Jul 2011

This brief essay is written in honor and memory of Samuel Ruiz (1924-2011), Bishop of the Diocese of San Cristóbal de Las Casas, Chiapas, Mexico from 1960-2000. It examines Bishop Ruiz’s theological reflections on the cultural with the local indigenous communities and the contribution of this dialogue to transforming the missionary approach of the diocese and beyond. A New Paradigm of Mission Theology in Latin America