Julian Filochowski pays tribute to the former Archbishop of San Salvador who is already recognised as a saint by many in Latin America and beyond.
'Under magnification [of Romero's trousers] it became clear that [there] were salt crystals - the residue of a sudden and profuse sweat... One cannot but think of the Garden of Gethsemane.'
Using Romero’s own words, Michael Campbell-Johnston SJ gives an account of the martyr’s life. How did a formerly conservative priest rediscover his roots to become a champion of the oppressed?
Michael Campbell-Johnston SJ, who worked with many of the El Salvador martyrs, tells their stories and gives an insight into the Church teaching that lay behind their deep commitment to justice.
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