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  • Peace In Order
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    Oscar Arnulfo Romero" Remembering a Hero " You can only describe him as a man of determination. Someone who demonstrates extraordinary courage in the face of injustice and inhumanity. He had a resolute intent to do what is right, true, and just, which made him the Archbishop that people remember and make movies about. Because of him, the world was informed about basic human rights and dignities and how this was being ignored in his country of El Salvador. He took it upon himself to use the churc...
  • Archbishop Of San Salvador
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    Oscar Romero 24th March (killed 1980) Among those commemorated in new statues on the west front of Westminster Abbey "I am bound, as a pastor, by divine command to give my life for those whom I love, and that is all Salvadoreans, even those who are going to kill me". These words appeared in a newspaper just two weeks before Archbishop Romero was shot while celebrating Holy Communion in the hospital which had been his home since his enthronement in 1977. Quiet, unassuming, conservative in tempera...
  • Revolutionary Oscar Romero
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    If one seeks to fully comprehend the complexity surrounding the life and untimely death of Oscar Romero, they must initially be exposed to the notion of liberation theology. The theory of liberation which emphasises social and economic justice for the poor, became a major force in El Salvadoran Catholicism. El Salvador is a country with its foundations in religion, a religion entwined with political dogma. El Salvadorians were confronted by a structured society which neglected the division, prim...
  • Archbishop Romero
    379 words
    Individuals often become heroes because of the extraordinary courage they demonstrate. An unyielding determination to do what is right, true, and just became a guiding principle for Archbishop Oscar Arnulfo Romero. He informed the world about all the people who had been tortured, slaughtered, and of those who had "disappeared" in his country, El Salvador. A single bullet transformed him into a martyr. His life was taken, but his voice could not be silenced. Romero was appointed Archbishop of El ...
  • Hess Both Jesus And Romero
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    March 10, 2000 Religion Oscar Romero was a modern day prophet as well as an advocate of the anawim. He was an amazing man. His life was dedicated to the welfare of the anawim. The anawim of El Salvador were those who were not involved with the military, the guerillas, or the government. No one outside of those three groups possessed any power. Romero was truly a man for others. He thought of the people as companions and as relatives. Romero gives us several examples that show us that he followed...
  • Killing And Torturing Of People Romero
    383 words
    Oscar Romero was at first a quiet, ordinary priest in the democratic country of El Salvador. But things change once newly appointed Arch-Bishop. Romero quickly finds out the way the country is run by the military. The poor people of Salvador are missing and being executed by the military. Romero tries to stop these events through the power of the Church. Raul Julia plays Oscar Romero the soft spoken priest turned Arch-Bishop. His character goes through a metamorphoses from beginning to end that ...

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