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Author O'Brien, Niall, 1939-2004.

Title Revolution from the heart / Niall O'Brien
Published New York : Oxford University Press, 1987
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Contents FOREWORD; ACKNOWLEDGMENTS; Chapter 1; Chapter 2; Chapter 3; Chapter 4; Chapter 5; Chapter 6; Chapter 7; Chapter 8; Chapter 9; Chapter 10; Chapter 11; Chapter 12; Chapter 13; Chapter 14; Chapter 15; Chapter 16; Chapter 17; Chapter 18; Chapter 19; Chapter 20; Chapter 21; Chapter 22; Chapter 23; Chapter 24; Chapter 25; Chapter 26; Chapter 27; Chapter 28; Chapter 29; Chapter 30; Chapter 31; Chapter 32; Chapter 33; Chapter 34; Chapter 35; Chapter 36; Chapter 37; Chapter 38; Chapter 39; Chapter 40; Chapter 41; Chapter 42; Chapter 43; Chapter 44; Chapter 45; Chapter 46; Chapter 47; Chapter 48
Summary In 1983 three priests--among them Irishman Niall O'Brien --together with six lay leaders were arrested in the Philippines on a false charge of murder. The government of Ferdinand Marcos hoped in this way to silence those within the church who were increasingly speaking out against social and political injustice. Instead, the "Negros Nine" became the subject of international protest and a focus of the burgeoning Philippine movement for non-violent change. Released after eighteen months' imprisonment, Father O'Brien returned to Dublin where his prison diary soon became a bestseller. In
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (pages 309-310)
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Subject O'Brien, Niall, 1939-2004.
Catholic Church -- Philippines -- Clergy -- Biography.
Missionaries -- Ireland -- Biography.
Missionaries -- Philippines -- Negros Island -- Biography.
Negros Island (Philippines) -- Politics and government.
Philippines -- Politics and government -- 1946-1973.
Philippines -- Politics and government -- 1973-1986.
Genre/Form Biography.
Biographies.
Form Electronic book
LC no. 87014312
ISBN 0195364228 (electronic bk.)
9780195364224 (electronic bk.)