martedì 24 marzo 2020

El Salvador
Remembering St Oscar Romero
ICN
(Julian Filochowski) Today is the 40th anniversary of the martyrdom of Archbishop Oscar Romero, shot dead in the middle of Mass by a death squad marksman on the evening of Monday March 24th 1980. It brought to a close three tumultuous years as archbishop of San Salvador where he defended the poor and denounced the grotesque violations of human rights suffered by his people at the hands of the military - and offered pastoral support to the victims. (...)