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Thursday, March 18, 2010

Oscar Romero Day Declared - March 24

SAN SALVADOR - The Salvadoran parliament Thursday approved a legislative decree which establishes the 24 March each year, starting this month, as the "Day of Monsignor Oscar Arnulfo Romero, former Archbishop of San Salvador and was assassinated by a squad of right-wing death in 1980, a fact that shocked the world and became one of the factors that led to the civil war in El Salvador.

Thanks to Tim's Blog for the link to this great news!

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