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WWORT? The "Alliance For Prosperity"

What would Oscar Romero think?

Whether one considers Romero a saint, or merely a patriot who died trying to save his country from further suffering and violence, somehow I don’t think he’d look down on El Salvador, Guatemala and Honduras with anything but sadness. 835 more words

Economy & Business

Monseñor Romero

Romero. Romero. Romero. I cannot remember a time when I didn’t know his name. He was mentioned so often that it never even crossed my salvadoran Child-mind the thought that he wasn’t alive in the 90s. 720 more words

John Samuel Tieman: Holiness Comes For The Archbishop

Several of my non-Catholic friends have asked me about Pope Francis and Archbishop Oscar Romero of San Salvador. It is not often I am asked about the process of beatification. 857 more words

Social Justice

Reflection 3.24.15

We have never preached violence, except the violence of love,
which left Christ nailed to a cross, the violence that we must
each do to ourselves, to overcome our selfishness and such cruel… 46 more words

Reflections

Lent 2015 - Day 30

Today is the 35th anniversary of the assassination of Oscar Romero in El Salvador. He spoke out against poverty, social injustice, assassinations and torture, and was assassinated while offering Mass. 45 more words

Lent 2015

Martyrs on the Road to Jerusalem

I assassinated an archbishop today. As it happens, I assassinated this same archbishop, Thomas a Becket, five years ago, too. And it got me thinking. 953 more words

Oscar Romero on Peace

Today is the 35th anniversary of the death of Oscar Romero, shot while celebrating mass in a hospital chapel for daring to challenge injustice and poverty. 95 more words