Oscar Romero represents another side of Catholicism that is often forgotten and ignored in favor of more anteseptic forms of thought and practice. I highly recommend this book for all those seeking a spirituality for living in the world as Christian people.

(RNS) Reports this week that the late Pope John Paul II may be on the verge of sainthood after a second miracle was credited to his intercession aren’t a huge surprise: When he died eight years ago,

Óscar Arnulfo Romero y Galdámez (15 August 1917 – 24 March 1980) was a prelate of the Catholic Church in El Salvador who served as the fourth Archbishop of San Salvador.He spoke out against poverty, social injustice, assassinations, and torture amid a growing war between left-wing and right-wing forces. In 1980, Romero.

Review: Like Óscar Romero, Claretian Fr. Luis Olivares grew to embrace liberation theology and the preferential option for the poor, as opposed to the traditionalist approach of the church taking.

El Salvador: Civil war.in March 1980 when Archbishop Oscar Arnulfo Romero, who had become a vehement critic of the military establishment, was assassinated while performing mass; it was further demonstrated at the end of the year when the military.

On Sunday 14, Pope Francis will preside over the most awaited canonizations of this year: Pope Paul VI and Msgr. Oscar Romero. The ceremony will begin at 10:00 a.m. local time in the Vatican and will.

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Remembering Oscar Romero, the Archbishop of San Salvador who spoke truth to power and was canonized on this day in 2018. Naming the Days Feature by Frederic and Mary Ann Brussat Twitter Facebook Link Print

Monsignor Oscar Romero is a revered. of Central Americans in the U.S. "Monsignor Romero represents for us a symbol of hope, someone who fought for the right things,” said Vaquerano. “He was a very.

As archbishop of San Salvador, Óscar Romero advocated for the poor and worked for peace amid an escalating civil war. For this reason, he was assassinated as he concluded his homily on March 24, 1980.

San Salvador, El Salvador — Vandals have damaged a prominent statue of slain Archbishop Oscar Romero, recently declared a martyr. The right hand, which had been holding a cross, was cut off the nearly.

When Archbishop Vincenzo Paglia, promoter for the cause for the beatification of Archbishop Oscar. of Romero’s death in 2010.] This story appeared in the May 10-23, 2013 print issue under the.

A voice for the voiceless and a champion of human rights, Blessed Óscar Romero (1917–1980) is beloved around the world. In 6 lectures, you are invited to explore his life and legacy. Under the guidance of Dr. Michael Lee, you will explore Romero’s fascinating life: his humble beginnings, his courageous years as archbishop of a war-torn country, and his tragic assassination while.

Óscar Arnulfo Romero y Galdámez (15 August 1917 – 24 March 1980) was a prelate of the Catholic Church in El Salvador who served as the fourth Archbishop of San Salvador.He spoke out against poverty, social injustice, assassinations, and torture amid a growing war between left-wing and right-wing forces. In 1980, Romero.

Two others are bishops. The last, Jose Gregorio Rosa Chavez, is the long-time auxiliary bishop of San Salvador, known to have worked closely with slain Archbishop Oscar Romero. The others named Sunday.

Pope Francis will canonize two of the most important and contested figures of the 20th-century Catholic Church, declaring Pope Paul VI and the martyred Salvadoran Archbishop Oscar Romero as models.

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Biographies of religious and spiritual figures are enduringly popular. and writing five books of her own. Saint Oscar Romero: Pastor, Prophet, Martyr (tentative title) by Kerry Walters (Franciscan,

The 1980 murder of El Salvador’s Archbishop and liberation theologian Oscar Romero was. decision in 2015 to move Romero closer to official Sainthood was viewed, by many, to be as much a political.

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As archbishop of San Salvador, Óscar Romero advocated for the poor and worked for peace amid an escalating civil war. For this reason, he was assassinated as he concluded his homily on March 24, 1980.

The Chapel itself has a long history of support for Central America and gives the Oscar Romero Award every two years to recognize organizations and individuals who—at great risk to themselves—have.

Oct 21, 2018  · Prayer: Oscar Romero The transcendence that the church preaches is not alienation; it is not going to heaven to think about eternal life and forget about the problems on earth. It’s a transcendence from the human heart.

The decision of Pope Francis to designate Archbishop Oscar Romero a martyr comes after decades of controversy and debate within the church. The archbishop was assassinated while saying Mass in 1980.

Vatican City — In announcing the beatification of slain Salvadoran Archbishop Oscar Romero, the Vatican has made what appears to be a shift toward acceptance of more progressive views of the changes.

James R. Brockman, S.J.: The Spiritual Journey of Oscar Romero. THE people of El Salvador, especially its poor, revere Archbishop Oscar Romero as a saint. Both Salvadorans and visitors from abroad daily approach his tomb in the San Salvador cathedral.

May 21, 2015  · Oscar Romero, the Archbishop of San Salvador, in El Salvador, was shot to death by a sniper on the altar of the chapel of the Divine Providence hospital where he was celebrating evening Mass on March 24, 1980.

Oscar Romero, Religion and Spirituality 117 Romero was a churchman, first and last; his ecclesial motto was Sentir con la Iglesia, ‘to be of one mind with the Church’.9 Yet this commitment to the Church was not inflexible or rigid, because he had a relationship to God that was more fundamental still.

Vatican City — A Vatican commission of theologians has reportedly declared that Salvadoran Archbishop Oscar Romero was assassinated as a martyr for the Catholic faith, a pivotal step in the sainthood.

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Seventy thousand pilgrims from all continents, including thousands from Latin America, applauded enthusiastically this morning in St. Peter’s Square when Pope Francis declared Paul VI, the reforming.

“Oscar Romero collected notes from his listeners and then disclosed when and where human rights were being violated,” Father Edwin Henriquez, director of the radio, told Catholic News Service.

Óscar Arnulfo Romero y Galdámez (15 August 1917 – 24 March 1980) was a prelate of the Catholic Church in El Salvador who served as the fourth Archbishop of San Salvador.He spoke out against poverty, social injustice, assassinations, and torture amid a growing war between left-wing and right-wing forces. In 1980, Romero.

Archbishop Oscar Romero was slain in San. according to Bishop John Barres, spiritual leader of Long Island’s 1.5 million Catholics. The cardinal’s presence — and his ties to Romero, now one step.