Bartolome Casas

Bartolome Casas

What we committed in the Indies stands out among the most unpardonable offenses ever committed against God and mankind and this trade [in Indian slaves] as one of the most unjust, evil, and cruel among them.More Bartolome Casas quotes [03/29/2018 05:03:36]
The reason the Christians have murdered on such a vast scale and killed anyone and everyone in their way is purely and simply greed.More Bartolome Casas quotes [03/29/2018 05:03:36]
The one and only method of teaching men the true religion was established by Divine Providence for the whole world, and for all times: that is, by persuading the understanding through reasons, and by gently attracting or exhorting the will.More Bartolome Casas quotes [03/29/2018 05:03:36]
The Christians seized all the maize the locals of Nicaragua had grown for themselves and their own families and, as a consequence, some twenty or thirty thousand natives died of hunger, some mothers even killing their own children and eating them.More Bartolome Casas quotes [03/29/2018 05:03:36]
The main goal of divine Providence in [allowing] the discovery of these tribes and lands . . . is . . . the conversion and well-being of souls, and to this goal everything temporal must necessarily be subordinated and directed.More Bartolome Casas quotes [03/29/2018 05:03:36]

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