Óscar Romero

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Saunt Óscar Romero y Galdámez
Airchbishop o San Salvador
Monseñor Romero (colour).jpg
Romero in 1978
KirkRoman Catholic Kirk
AirchdioceseSan Salvador
SeeSan Salvador
Appointed3 Februar 1977
Installed23 Februar 1977
Term endit24 Mairch 1980
PredecessorLuis Chávez
SuccessorArturo Rivera
Ordination4 Apryle 1942
Consecration21 Juin 1970
bi Girolamo Prigione
Personal details
Birth nameÓscar Arnulfo Romero y Galdámez
Born15 August 1917(1917-08-15)
Ciudad Barrios, San Miguel Depairtment, El Salvador
Died24 Mairch 1980(1980-03-24) (aged 62)
Chaipel o Hospital de la Divina Providencia, San Salvador, El Salvador
Buried24 Mairch 1970, Metropolitan Cathedral o the Haly Savior, San Salvador, El Salvador
DenominationRoman Catholic
ParentsSantos Romero & Guadalupe de Jesús Galdámez
Previous post
MottoSentire cum Ecclesia (Feel wi the Kirk)
Coat o airms{{{coat_of_arms_alt}}}
Feast day24 Mairch
Veneratit in
Teetle as SauntBishop; martyr
Beatified23 Mey 2015
Plaza El Salvador de Mundo, San Salvador, El Salvador
bi Cardinal Angelo Amato, S.D.B., representin Pape Francis
Canonized14 October 2018
Saunt Peter's Square, Vatican Ceety
bi Pape Francis
AttributesEpiscopal attire
Cainta, Rizal, Philippines (Quasi-Pairish)

Saint Óscar Arnulfo Romero y Gualdámez (15 August 1917 – 24 Mairch 1980) wis a prelate o the Catholic Kirk in El Salvador that served as the fowert Airchbishop o San Salvador. He spoke oot against poverty, social injuistice, assassinations, an tortur amid a growin war atween left-weeng and richt-weeng forces.[3] In 1980, Romero wis assassinatit while celebratin Mess in the chaipel o the Hospital o Divine Providence. Tho na ane wis iver convictit for the crime, investigations bi the UN-creatit Truth Commission for El Salvador concludit that the extreme richt-weeng politeecian, foonder o ARENA an daith squad leader Roberto D'Aubuisson haed gien the order.[4]

References[eedit | eedit soorce]

  1. "Oscar Romero, patron of Christian communicators? (in Spanish)". Aleteia. Retrieved 22 Mairch 2015.
  2. "Romero co-patrono di Caritas Internationalis". Avvenire. 16 Mey 2015. Retrieved 18 Mey 2015.
  3. Zraick, Karen (13 October 2018). "Óscar Romero, Archbishop Killed While Saying Mass, Will Be Named a Saint on Sunday". The New York Times (in Inglis). ISSN 0362-4331. Retrieved 9 Mey 2019.
  4. Brockett, Charles D. Political Movements and Violence in Central America (in Inglis). Cambridge University Press. ISBN 9780521600552. Retrieved 19 October 2016.