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Romero House

Who was Oscar Romero?

  •  Born in El Salvador
  •  Ordained in 1942 and later became Bishop of Santiago de Maria
  •  In 1975, within his diocese, there was an early morning attack on houses looking for weapons
  •  Romero spoke out against the violation of human rights at the funeral for the victims
  •  When promoted to Archbishop of San Salvador, the ruling alliance sent a clear message by killing some of his friends
  •  He buried all corpses without permission, which was a criminal offence
  •  He excommunicated the murderers and cancelled all Sunday services
  •  He was shot and killed in March 1980
  •  Was recommended for canonization for his work for the oppressed

Romero House Committee

Romero House Committee

 

House Captain

Mollie Young

House Captain

Vice Captain

Lauren Shaw

Vice Captain

House Points

last updated 06/03/2017