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Honoring an outspoken champion for the people of El Salvador

There will be a service to observe the 40th anniversary of Saint Oscar Romero's martyrdom.

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Perkins Chapel, 6001 Bishop Blvd, Dallas, TX 75275
Wednesday, March 25th at 11:00 am. to 12:20 pm
Dr. Karen Baker-Fletcher will preside.

An outspoken champion for the people who were suffering during El Salvador's brutal civil war, Romero, the archbishop of San Salvador, was murdered on March 24, 1980. His death was celebrated by the military and the ruling class. The night before his murder, the archbishop made a personal appeal to the soldiers responsible for the escalating violence in El Salvador: “I beseech you, I beg you, I command you! In the name of God: Cease the repression.” The next day, he was gunned down while saying Mass. St. Romero was beatified on May 23, 2015, and canonized on Oct. 14, 2018.
(Paid parking only)

Perkins Chapel
6001 Bishop Blvd
Dallas, Texas 75275
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