Remembering Oscar Romero

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March 24 Podcast

March 24 marks the 28th anniversary of the assassination of Archbishop Oscar Romero of El Salvador. Michael E. Lee, a professor of theology at Latin American studies at Fordham University, discusses the life of Archbishop Romero, and his prospects for sainthood. Among the issues addressed is whether Romero in fact experienced a "conversion" shortly after his appointment as archbishop.

March 24 marks the 28th anniversary of the assassination of Archbishop Oscar Romero of El Salvador. Michael E. Lee, a professor of theology at Latin American studies at Fordham University, discusses the life of Archbishop Romero, and his prospects for sainthood. Among the issues addressed is whether Romero in fact experienced a "conversion" shortly after his appointment as archbishop.

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