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1980 murders of U.S. missionaries in El Salvador

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The Murders of the US Missionaries In El Salvador

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The Murders Of The US Missionaries In El Salvador

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The Murders of the US Salvadoran Missionaries

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Jean Donovan & the murdered nuns

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U.S. Complicity in the 1980 Missionary Murders

On December 2, 1980, four Catholic missionaries from the United States working in El Salvador were raped and murdered by five members of the El Salvador National Guard. They were Maryknoll Sisters Maura Clarke and Ita Ford, Ursuline Dorothy Kazel, and lay missionary Jean Donovan.
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