Óscar Romero

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Person.png Óscar Romero  Rdf-entity.pngRdf-icon.png
Óscar Romero.jpg
Ciudad Barrios, San Miguel Department, El Salvador
Died1980-03-24 (Age 62)
San Salvador, El Salvador
ReligionRoman Catholic
ParentsSantos Romero & Guadalupe de Jésus Galdámez
Victim ofassassination
Interest ofWilliam Tapley Bennett

“I don’t believe in death without resurrection. If they kill me, I will rise again in the Salvadorian people...”
Óscar Romero [1]

Óscar Arnulfo Romero spoke out against poverty, social injustice, assassinations and torture. He was assassinated.


Oscar Romero was assassinated while giving mass. It is rumoured that Robert Emmett Johnson was involved.[2]


The Romero Institute (successor to the Christic Institute) was named in honour of Óscar Arnulfo Romero.[3]