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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

Pope Francis with the Prelates of El Salvador during their 'ad Limina' visit

Pope Francis with the Prelates of El Salvador during their 'ad Limina' visit

Bishops of El Salvador meet Pope Francis on ad Limina visit

20/03/2017 15:42

Pope Francis on Monday received the Prelates of El Salvador, who are in Rome for their 'ad Limina Apostolorum' visit ahead of the 37th anniversary of Blessed Oscar Romero's martyrdom on 24 March

 

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

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.

Archbishop Romero

A mural dedicated to Archbishop Oscar Arnulfo Romero on a house in El Salvador

Romero remembered as voice for victims of human rights violations

24/03/2015 17:01

March 24th is recognized as an international day for the victims of human rights violations, in honour of the Salvadoran Archbishop Oscar Romero who was murdered while saying Mass on this day in 1980

Archbishop Oscar Romero

A mural of Archbishop Oscar Romero in El Salvador

Archbishop Romero hailed as authentic witness to Gospel values

04/02/2015 16:01

The recognition of Salvadoran Archbishop Oscar Romero as a martyr who gave his life for his faith has been welcomed by justice and peace activists around the world, including the former head of the English Catholic aid and development agency CAFOD