REFLECTION: Oscar Romero, martyr to the faith

by Thomas Reese, S.J., NCR The decision of Pope Francis to designate Archbishop Oscar Romero a martyr comes after decades of controversy and debate within the church. The archbishop was assassinated while saying Mass in 1980 just days after he had told Salvadoran soldiers to disobey their superiors if they were ordered to attack innocent … Continue reading REFLECTION: Oscar Romero, martyr to the faith