This Day in the Yesteryear: ARCHBISHOP ÓSCAR ROMERO ASSASSINATED IN SAN SALVADOR (1980)

Archbishop Óscar Romero Assassinated in San Salvador (1980)

As the archbishop of San Salvador during El Salvador‘s civil war, Romero won international acclaim by speaking out against social injustices, such as human rights abuses and assassinations perpetrated by the Salvadoran government. Just one day after Romero publicly exhorted Salvadoran soldiers to obey God instead of their corrupt government, he was shot to death while celebrating Mass. What unprecedented confession did the president of El Salvador make on the 30th anniversary of Romero’s death? More… Discuss

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