Modern Saint: San Romero de America

We at Eric Michel Ministeries International consider that Mgr. Romero is a veritable saint due his position against social injustice and violence .

Óscar Arnulfo Romero y Galdámez (15 August 1917 – 24 March 1980) was a prelate of the Catholic Church in El Salvador. He served as auxiliary bishop of the archdiocese of San Salvador, as bishop of Santiago de María, and finally as the fourth archbishop of San Salvador. As archbishop, Romero spoke out against social injustice and violence amid the escalating conflict between the military government and left-wing insurgents that led to the Salvadoran Civil War. In 1980, Romero was shot by an assassin while celebrating mass. Though no one was ever convicted for the crime, investigations by the UN-created Truth Commission for El Salvador concluded that Major Roberto D’Aubuisson, founder of the right-wing ARENA political party, had ordered the killing.

Story of MARCH 24, 2021 BY FATHER PABLO MIGONE

“Jesus is radical,” stated Pope Francis during the canonization Mass of Pope Paul VI and Archbishop Oscar Romero three years ago. “He gives all and he asks all: he gives a love that is total and asks for an undivided heart…

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