Carlos Felipe Ximenes Belo, Roman Catholic Bishop of East Timor, Nobel Peace Laureate, Reconciliation Speech of February 24, 1999
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Carlos Filipe Ximenes Belo SDB, GCL is an East Timorese Roman Catholic bishop. His religious life openly denounced the brutal Indonesian occupation of his country. In 1996, he shared the Nobel Peace Prize with José Ramos-Horta for working "towards a just and peaceful solution to the conflict in East Timor".