Óscar Romero

A photo of Blessed Oscar Romero is displayed as a YSAX radio volunteer works in the studio on Dec. 9 in San Salvador, El Salvador. In San Salvador's traffic jams or at work, people turn on radio YSAX to listen to Blessed Romero's homilies, just as they did over 30 years ago. (CNS photo/Melissa Vida) 
Politics & Society News
From the 1970s until his assassination in March 1980, Blessed Romero used the radio station YSAX to inform Salvadorans and the international community of the horrors of El Salvador's civil war.
Arts & Culture Books
Daniel CosacchiNovember 13, 2017
John Thiede's new text is a helpful exploration of martyrdom in the church today.
Faith Video
America FilmsMarch 23, 2017
Archbishop Vincenzo Paglia talks with James Martin, S.J., about the canonization of Blessed Óscar Romero. 
Arts & Culture Books
Kevin ClarkeFebruary 09, 2017
'The Assassination of a Saint' begins like a crime thriller, complete with a criminal manhunt.
Faith Video
America FilmsJanuary 17, 2017
What does Blessed Oscar Romero's beatification mean for the people of El Salvador? Take in their reactions, plus the extraordinary sights and sounds of the beatification festivities.
Faith Video
Catholics in a Washington church discuss how the soon-to-be beatified Archbishop Oscar Romero impacts their faith.