March 24 already considered a saint by the people of el salvador and elsewhere, blessed oscar romero was recognized as a martyr for the faith in 2015 the time.
Oscar arnulfo romero y galdamez was a bishop of the catholic church in el salvador he became the fourth archbishop of san salvador, succeeding luis chavez, and spoke out against poverty, social injustice, assassinations and torture romero was assassinated while offering mass on march 24, 1980. Introduction monsignor oscar romero y galdamez, fourth archbishop of san salvador, was assassinated while presiding at a memorial mass in the carmelite grow by virtue of what we learn of the extraordinary life and the tragic yet salvific death of the great martyr-prophet of the twentieth century, oscar arnulfo romero.
Monsignor oscar arnulfo romero y galdámez the petitioners allege that the state violated the victim's rights to life, to a fair trial, and to judicial protection, as well as the obligation to respect and guarantee the human rights enshrined in the american convention on human rights (hereinafter the american. One of the most significant examples of christian martyrdom in recent history is that of oscar arnulfo romero y goldamez, born in 1917 in the town of ciudad barrios, in the mountains of el salvador near the border with honduras as a newly ordained priest, fr romero served in a country parish before.
Óscar romero was a roman catholic priest that stood up for the poor and injustice in the troubled nation of el salvador in the early stages of his life, romero had entered a boarding school for priests at the age of thirteen then he went to the national boarding school in san salvador he finished his studies at the.
Oscar arnulfo romero y galdamez was born on august 15, 1917 in ciudad barrios, el salvador he was born into a farming family (his siblings and he worked as campesinos), and his father ran the telegraph and post office neither of his parents would have guessed that his true vocation in life was to be a. These selections from the sermons and writings of archbishop oscar romero share the message of a great holy prophet of modern times i will admit to not being 100% with him on such topics as the vicarious & substitutionary atonement of the cross and the virgin birth, but his dedication to love, justice, equity, and.
As the archbishop of san salvador during el salvador's brutal civil war, oscar romero became the bishop of the poor for his work defending the salvadoran people after calling for international intervention to protect those being killed by government forces, romero was assassinated on march 24, 1980. Blessed óscar romero, in full óscar arnulfo romero y galdámez, (born august 15, 1917, ciudad barrios, el salvador—died march 24, 1980, san salvador beatified further, his outspoken defense of the poor—who were powerless victims of widespread violence—brought repeated threats to his life.