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Archbishop Oscar Romero

Salvadorans commemorate the anniversary of Archbishop Romero's assassination

Salvadorans participate in a procession on March 24th 2017 to commemorate the anniversary of Archbishop Oscar Romero's assassination

Centenary of Romero's birth celebrated in Southwark

11/08/2017 14:11

London's Southwark cathedral is holding a Mass to celebrate the 100th anniversary of the birth of Archbishop Oscar Romero, assassinated in March 1980 for speaking out on behalf of the poor and oppressed under his country's military dictatorship

Cardinal Andrello Ricardo Ezzati walks with Pope Francis in the Vatican in October 2015

Cardinal Andrello Ricardo Ezzati walks with Pope Francis in the Vatican in October 2015

Pope Francis sends letter to papal envoy at Oscar Romero centenary

05/08/2017 10:19

Pope Francis has sent a letter to his special envoy at the centenary of the birth of Blessed Bishop Oscar Romero, Cardinal Andrello Ricardo Ezzati of Santiago de Chile

 

Mural of Oscar Romero

A mural depicting Blessed Oscar Romero on a wall on the outskirts of San Salvador

Oscar Romero anniversary celebrated in his centenary year

23/03/2017 09:00

2017 marks the centenary of the birth of Blessed Oscar Romero, former Archbishop of San Salvador who was assassinated while saying Mass on March 24th 1980

Oscar Romero in 1977 when he became archbishop of San Salvador

Oscar Romero in 1977 after he was appointed archbishop of San Salvador

Southwark archdiocese to honour Romero in centenary year

06/01/2017 13:18

The English archdiocese of Southwark has announced that it has been granted permission by the Vatican’s Congregation for Divine Worship to add Blessed Oscar Romero to its liturgical calendar, as Churches around the world prepare to mark the centenary of his birth

Blessed Oscar Romero who was murdered on March 24th 1980

A mural of former archbishop of San Salvador Blessed Oscar Romero who was murdered on March 24th 1980

Blessed Romero's first feast day celebrated on Holy Thursday

23/03/2016 14:39

March 24th marks the Church’s day of prayer for missionary martyrs, in memory of Salvadoran Archbishop Oscar Romero who was murdered while celebrating Mass on that day in 1980

Bl. Archbishop Oscar Romero

Bl. Archbishop Oscar Romero

Threads of Romero in thought of Pope Francis

20/11/2015 15:39

Julian Filochowski, the Chairperson of the Archbishop Romero Trust, says the Salvadoran Archbishop shared many of the concerns now being expressed by Pope Francis.

Pope Francis receives an icon of Blessed Oscar Romero during a meeting on Friday with pilgrims from El Salvador.

Pope Francis receives an icon of Blessed Oscar Romero during a meeting on Friday with pilgrims from El Salvador.

Pope Francis: Martyrdom is a grace from God

30/10/2015 12:45

Pope Francis greeted pilgrims from El Salvador who came to the Vatican on Friday to thank the Holy Father for beatifying Archbishop Oscar Romero.