National Catholic Reporter. 9/2/94, Vol. 30 Issue 38, p2. 3/8p.
SALANDINI, Victor and UNITED Farm Workers
Reports on the death of Father Victor Salandini, otherwise known as the `tortilla priest,' weeks after he accompanied United Farm Workers (UFW) pickers on a California protest and organizing trek. Brief profile; Involvement with the UFW; Reason for the `tortilla priest' label.
New York Times. 8/6/94, Vol. 143 Issue 49780, p10.
DEAD and DEATH
Presents an obituary for the Reverend Victor Salandini, a Roman Catholic priest who served as a spiritual leader to labor activist Cesar Chavez. Overview of his life and ministry; Death due to liver cancer.
National Catholic Reporter. Sept 2, 1994, Vol. 30 Issue 38, p2, 1 p.
Salandini, Victor -- Biography, Church and social problems -- History, Priests -- Biography, and Church work with minorities -- Personalities
Salandini died at age 67 of liver cancer on Aug 2, 1994. He was an orange picker as a youth, and he was the first priest to be jailed with Cesar Chavez. He wore a United Farm Workers logo on his clerical cloak.
National Catholic Reporter. Jan 22, 1993, Vol. 29 Issue 12, p7, 1 p. photograph
Salandini, Victor -- Biography, Priests -- Biography, and Church and social problems -- Personalities
Salandini's autobiography, 'The Confessions of the Tortilla Priest' describes his 40-year self-identification with labor causes such as the United Farmworkers. He is now helping the drywall laborers' organizing campaign.