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Catholic Worker Teaching Guide: 1970s

The Catholic Worker in the 1970s

Moving into the 1970s, the Catholic Worker remained focused on events both happening within the United States and those happening abroad. The situations in countries like Guatemala, Ecuador, Nicaragua, and Columbia were major focuses of the the Catholic Worker's world coverage. On the United States front, however, there was also no shortage of issues that were regularly talked about in the pages of the newspaper. The beginnings of the agricultural crisis, the plight of farm workers, and the continuing criticism of US military campaigns in Vietnam and increasingly in Latin America.