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Óscar Romero assassination

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Romero was shot and killed in the chapel of the hospital here called La Divina Providencia.


Óscar Romero

Óscar Arnulfo Romero y Galdámez (15 August 1917 – 24 March 1980) was a bishop of the Catholic Church in El Salvador. He became the fourth Archbishop of San Salvador, succeeding Luis Chávez. He spoke out against poverty, social injustice, assassinations and torture.[2] He was assassinated on 24 March 1980.


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