The Courageous Witness of Peace to Power by Oscar Romero and Paul VI

by Tony Magliano Two very different men, facing different sets of dire challenges with prophetic courage, faithfully journeyed along two different paths to the same destination: sainthood! Who would have predicted it? Who would have imagined on Feb. 23, 1977, the day of his appointment as Archbishop of San Salvador, that the highly conservative Oscar … Continue reading The Courageous Witness of Peace to Power by Oscar Romero and Paul VI

REFLECTION: Oscar Romero brought a new Pentecost to the church

by Bishop Thomas Gumbleton Pax Christi USA Teacher of Peace A couple of very significant coincidences happened today. We are celebrating the feast of Pentecost. But also, tomorrow precisely, May 24, is two months in 1980 after Archbishop Oscar Romero was shot to death in the tiny chapel about the size of this chapel. Today, … Continue reading REFLECTION: Oscar Romero brought a new Pentecost to the church