civil war el salvador 1980 | Romero with the Salvadoran people. This saint of a man has been the inspiration for my senior thesis on U.S. sponsored propaganda vs the realities of the Salvadoran civil war.
Pope lifts beatification ban on Salvadoran Oscar Romero
"Pope Francis has lifted a ban on the beatification of murdered Salvadoran Archbishop Oscar Romero. For years, the Roman Catholic Church blocked the process because of concerns that he had Marxist ideas. An outspoken critic of the military regime during El Salvador's bloody civil war, Archbishop Romero was shot dead while celebrating Mass in 1980...".
US deports Salvadoran former general tied to 1980s civil war killings
Former Salvadoran National Guard head Carlos Eugenio Vides Casanova leaves Federal Court in Palm Beach, Fla., Monday, Oct. 23, 2000. Vides, along with ex-Salvadoran Defense Minister Jose Guillermo Garcia, is being sued by the familes of three nuns and a missionary murdered in El Salvador in 1980. The families say the men knew of the murders but did nothing to stop it. (AP Photo/Marta Lavandier)