People carry portraits of slain archbishop oscar arnulfo romero in san salvador, el salvador, on march 24, 2011, the 31st anniversary of his. Salvadoran archbishop óscar arnulfo romero, who was gunned what archbishop romero's beatification means for el salvador today. Oscar romero voice of the voiceless in el salvador victor m parachin archbishop oscar romero, two weeks before his assassination on. Welcome to us catholic's rememberance of archbishop oscar romero as the archbishop of san salvador during el salvador's brutal civil.
“one hundred years after his birth, blessed oscar romero still archbishop oscar romero of san salvador, el salvador was born aug. Oscar arnulfo romero  oscar arnulfo romero was installed as the archbishop of san salvador on february 22, 1977, amid growing social and political. In june 1978 the archbishop of san salvador, oscar romero, went to the vatican to meet with the bishop of rome, paul vi at that meeting, the. An extensive collection of links to articles, books and videos explaining the heroic and compassionate life and work of archbishop oscar romero of el salvador.
Students hold up art work depicting slain salvadoran archbishop oscar romero as they walk to the divine providence chapel, in san salvador,. A salvadoran judge on thursday ordered a reopening of the case of the 1980 murder of roman catholic archbishop oscar romero. Focus on archbishop oscar romero and how he took a stand to protect the oppressed the astonishing amount of turmoil surrounding el salvador during this. It was the beginning of el salvador's civil war in the late 1970s when the archbishop became a thorn in the side of the right-wing military.
Archbishop oscar romero was assassinated in 1980, while celebrating mass at church of the divine providence, in san salvador, el salvador. Romero was an outspoken advocate for the poor, shot dead at the start of el salvador's civil war in 1980 at the same sanctification ceremony,. He became the fourth archbishop of san salvador after his assassination, pope john paul ii gave him the title of servant of god óscar arnulfo romero y. A painting of oscar romero at the cathedral of san salvador (getty) miracle has cleared the way for the canonisation of the slain archbishop.
Archbishop óscar romero, who was killed in 1980 while he was celebrating mass in el salvador, will be declared a saint, pope francis has. Martyred roman catholic archbishop of el salvador (1977-1980) first archbishop killed at the altar since st thomas becket in 1170 archbishop romero was. Oscar romero's canonization is controversial on march 24, 1980, the archbishop of san salvador was shot inside his own church in a.
Thirty one years ago tomorrow, el salvador's archbishop oscar arnulfo romero was shot and killed by right-wing assassins seeking to silence. Since archbishop oscar romero's martyrdom in a hospital chapel in san salvador while saying mass in 1980, his legacy as a courageous. Paintings of slain salvadoran archbishop oscar arnulfo romero are seen at la divina providencia chapel during a mass in his honour in san. Salvadoran archbishop oscar romero, a champion of the poor who became a human rights icon in latin america when he was killed by a.
March 24 marks 38 years since the death of archbishop oscar romero of el salvador. Maria del pilar perdomo holds up a framed portrait of the slain archbishop of san salvador, oscar arnulfo romero, during a procession on. A youth holds a portrait of slain archbishop oscar romero of el salvador after the vatican's announcement on march 7, 2018, that he will be. That's not helping el salvador move from its divided past, although one a woman holds a picture of late archbishop oscar arnulfo romero.