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RED CHRISTIANS #30: OSCAR ROMERO

Why Archbishop Oscar Romero should be held in our hearts

By Bernadette Meaden

22 Aug 2014

Zingcreed is pleased to bring this well-written article to a few more readers. 1,305 more words

Red Christians

Thought for the day.

Thought for the Day – 20/08/2014 – John Bell

You can listen to this here for the next few days – http://www.bbc.co.uk/programmes/p0253ty3

It’s almost ten years since I visited El Salvador – a country a third the size of Scotland with almost 6 million inhabitants; a country which between 1980 and 1992 was embroiled in a civil war in which over 75,000 people were killed or disappeared. 435 more words

CAFOD Salford

Por un Futuro Mejor

Archbishop Óscar Romero’s birthday was last week. My family marked the date with a trip to a pupusería for dinner, something I know some other friends were doing a couple time zones away. 255 more words

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This blog offers a meditation on the Common Lectionary daily readings along with a headline from world news:

POPE OPENS WAY TO HONOURING OSCAR ROMERO BISHOP OF THE POOR… 1,132 more words

Songs May Live Forever

A lark, caught in a hunter’s net

Sang sweeter then than ever,

As if the falling melody

Might wing and net dissever.

At dusk the hunter took his prey…

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Pope unblocks Beatification of Oscar Romero

Pope Francis opened the way on Monday to a quick beatification for Oscar Romero, saying that there are no more doctrinal problems blocking the process for the former Salvadoran archbishop, who was one of the heroes of what is called the liberation theology movement in Latin America. 301 more words

Ryan Hite

Óscar Romero

Did you know this 20th century martyr studied ascetical theology?

According to his biographer, James Brockman, Romero’s spiritual journey had some of these characteristics:

  1. love for the Church of Rome, shown by his episcopal motto, “to be of one mind with the Church,” a phrase he took from St.
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