Óscar Romero

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Person.png Óscar Romero  Rdf-entity.pngRdf-icon.png
(Archbishop)
Óscar Romero.jpg
Born1917-08-15
Ciudad Barrios, San Miguel Department, El Salvador
Died1980-03-24 (Age 62)
San Salvador, El Salvador
NationalitySalvadoran
ReligionRoman Catholic
ParentsSantos Romero & Guadalupe de Jésus Galdámez
Victim ofassassination

Óscar Arnulfo Romero spoke out against poverty, social injustice, assassinations and torture. He was assassinated.

Assassination

Oscar Romero was assassinated while giving mass. It is rumoured that Robert Emmett Johnson was involved.[1]

Legacy

The Romero Institute (successor to the Christic Institute) was named in honour of Óscar Arnulfo Romero.[2]


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