A pilgrim prays to Archbishop Oscar Romero during his Beatification Mass 23 May 2015 in the Divine Savior of the World Square in San Salvador, El Salvador.

A pilgrim prays to Archbishop Oscar Romero during his Beatification Mass 23 May 2015 in the Divine Savior of the World Square in San Salvador, El Salvador.

Fr. Oscar Romero’s last sermon and martyrdom as re-enacted by Raul Julia. Powerful

Fr. Oscar Romero’s last sermon and martyrdom as re-enacted by Raul Julia. Powerful

Archbishop Oscar Romero -- assassinated for standing for the poor in El Salvador

Archbishop Oscar Romero -- assassinated for standing for the poor in El Salvador

Oscar Romero murdered for preaching against the violence and working alongside the poor.

Oscar Romero murdered for preaching against the violence and working alongside the poor.

March 24 Oscar Arnulfo Romero, Bishop of El Salvador, martyr, died 1980  Romero was deeply concerned with injustices evident toward the poor and powerless in El Salvador, and worked forthrightly against political repression. He was assassinated while presiding at the eucharist in a chapel near the cathedral in San Salvador.

March 24 Oscar Arnulfo Romero, Bishop of El Salvador, martyr, died 1980 Romero was deeply concerned with injustices evident toward the poor and powerless in El Salvador, and worked forthrightly against political repression. He was assassinated while presiding at the eucharist in a chapel near the cathedral in San Salvador.

Bishop Romero...his is an amazing story...watch the film if you ever get a chance!

Bishop Romero...his is an amazing story...watch the film if you ever get a chance!

Oscar A. Romero  Oscar Romero was the archbishop of San Salvador, assassinated while saying Mass in 1980 by death squads angered by his public voice against poverty, social injustice, political killings, and torture in El Salvador at the time.

Oscar A. Romero Oscar Romero was the archbishop of San Salvador, assassinated while saying Mass in 1980 by death squads angered by his public voice against poverty, social injustice, political killings, and torture in El Salvador at the time.

24.3.1980 Monsenor. Les suplico, les ruego, les ordeno: cesen la represion

24.3.1980 Monsenor. Les suplico, les ruego, les ordeno: cesen la represion

Oscar Romero, the slain archbishop of San Salvador

Oscar Romero, the slain archbishop of San Salvador

A woman sells religious dolls on the streets of San Salvador to the thousands of people who have come there for the Beatification ceremony of Archbishop Oscar Romero.

A woman sells religious dolls on the streets of San Salvador to the thousands of people who have come there for the Beatification ceremony of Archbishop Oscar Romero.

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