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Oscar Romero: "It is not the will of God for some to have everything and for others to have nothing."

I can’t really do justice to the Archbishop. Instead of running my mouth, I’ll let others who are more eloquent and better-informed than me take it away. 259 more words


On Claiming Romero

It is early morning on this day of Romero’s beatification, 35 years after his assassination. The hundreds or perhaps thousands of government posters throughout the city proudly claim Romero as El Salvador’s martyr. 717 more words

Christian Life

Oscar Romero: More Than a Saint

I still remember the first time I watched the movie “Romero.” It opened my eyes to the realities of people living in conditions I could hardly imagine, growing up in the Midwest. 3,178 more words


Romero, politics and all

With the Romero beatification happening this weekend, Our Sunday Visitor has kindly been pushing my set of articles, first published 2 months ago, via social media. 116 more words

My Books & Articles

Oscar Romero: A preacher, shepherd and martyr

Gustavo Gutierrez is a theologian and a friend of CAFOD. He founded the Bartolomé de las Casas Institute in Peru, which is a CAFOD partner. In 2005 he gave our annual Pope Paul VI Lecture entitled ‘Remembering Romero in his XXV anniversary year’. 834 more words

Latin America And Carribean

Invitation to Celebrate the Beatification of Archbishop Oscar Romero.

You can find information and resources about Romero, including photographs, a Powerpoint reflection, prayers at cafod.org.uk/romero

A short 6 minute film celebrating his life and legacy can be found at:

CAFOD Salford

Youth-Led Movement Keeps Romero's Legacy Alive | La Juventud Mantiene el Legado de Romero Vivo

Myriads of people are expected to fill streets and churches around the world on May 23rd to celebrate the beatification of Óscar Arnulfo Romero; El Salvador’s Archbishop martyred on March 24th 1980 while performing mass. 210 more words