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S+L BLOG: Oscar Romero



A reflection on the meaning and impact of Christian martyrdom; currently taking place in the Middle East and in many other parts of the world. ...read more
This week, fifth Sunday in Lent, the Gospel reading is about the grain of wheat that must die in order to bear fruit. Read Deacon Pedro's reflection on the meaning of Martyrdom. ...read more
Archbishop Vincenzo Paglia, hopes that the process will conclude within a year and Catholics around the world will soon honour, St. Oscar Romero the Martyr. ...read more
Last week we learned how the idea of Liberation Theology became an ideology, but saw how, officially, the Church did not condemn it, per se as a theology. This can be seen in the Congregation for the Doctrine of the Faith document Instruction on Certain Aspects of the Theology of Liberation, issued in 1984 and signed ...read more
Last week, writing about Mary in the Americas, made me think of how this idea of liberation (or freedom) has a particular meaning for those living in the Americas, probably dating as far back as when Christopher Columbus first arrived in 1492. It definitely took a particular meaning during the late 70s and 80s. That’s ...read more