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Easy Podcast: Fray Antón Montesino, un cura revolucionario

Fray Antón Montesino was a Spanish friar doing missionary work in the island of Santo Domingo (Dominican Republic) during the Spanish conquest.

He was also the first European to publicly denounce the enslavement and harsh treatment of the indigenous peoples of this island and whose controversial sermon in 1511 sparked a revolutionary human rights movement.

Click play to learn more about his powerful sermon!