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Archbishop Romero

Salvadorans Rejoice As Slain Archbishop Romero Beatified

AP | ANY CABRERA | Posted 05.24.2015 | Religion

SAN SALVADOR, El Salvador (AP) -- Huge crowds filled a square in the Salvadoran capital Saturday for a ceremony to beatify Roman Catholic Archbishop O...

Photos Of The Life, Death, And Life After Death Of Archbishop Oscar Romero

The Huffington Post | Gabriela Landazuri Saltos and Paul Brandeis Raushenbush | Posted 05.26.2015 | Religion

Archbishop Oscar Romero was assassinated in 1980, while celebrating Mass at Church of the Divine Providence, in San Salvador, El Salvador. Thirty-fiv...

The US Helped Create a Christian Martyr in Oscar Romero

Dan Kovalik | Posted 04.06.2015 | Politics
Dan Kovalik

The murder of progressive clergy in Colombia continues to be part and parcel of the policy of both the Colombian military, and the U.S. which sponsors it, to prevent social change in Colombia and throughout Latin America.

Death Squads Continue to Reign in Colombia

Dan Kovalik | Posted 05.24.2014 | Politics
Dan Kovalik

While it is remarkable that such death squad violence continues to haunt our hemisphere into the 21st century, what is even remarkable is that the U.S. government, which helped create the death squads to begin with, takes no responsibility for this violence.

Christian Sacrifice And The Unholy Crusade To Defrock Roy Bourgeois

Michele Somerville | Posted 06.05.2011 | Religion
Michele Somerville

What is Father Bourgeois' transgression? Did he travel the world with a pet altar boy in tow? No. He committed a truly grave sin. One the Vatican deems intolerable.

President Obama's Deeds: The Greatest Tribute to Martyred Romero

Jorge-Mario Cabrera | Posted 05.29.2011 | Los Angeles
Jorge-Mario Cabrera

What did the president's visit to El Salvador, a nation that exports immigrants to the United States by the thousands each and every day, mean to the prospects of updated immigration laws?

Campaign to close down School of The Americas

The Real News | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
The Real News

Since 1946, the US Pentagon has operated a military training center for Latin American soldiers and policemen known as the School of the Americas. The...