romero trust

  • August 22, 2014

    On 24 March 1980 in El Salvador, Archbishop Oscar Romero was celebrating Mass in the chapel of a cancer hospital. In his homily he spoke of the Eucharist as a sacrament of solidarity, justice and peace. Moments later, the Archbishop was shot through the heart. As Pope Francis calls for this courageous and inspiring man to be beatified, Bernadette Meaden highlights the significance of his life and death for Christian social witness, as it resonates across the years.

  • November 16, 2011

    El Salvador has bestowed the first 'Amigo de El Salvador' award on the London-based Archbishop Romero Trust, which vigorously advocates social justice.

  • April 3, 2011

    President Obama's visit to the tomb of the late Oscar Romero, the 'archbishop of the poor', assassinated 31 years ago, is getting mixed reviews.

  • March 24, 2011

    Today is the 31st anniversary of the death of Archbishop Oscar Romero, gunned down on 24 March 1980 by a government-backed death squad, while he was saying Mass in San Salvador, the capital of El Salvador.