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Father Manuel Acosta, of the Diocese of Chalatenango, El Salvador, is a professor of theology at the Universidad Centroamericana José Simeón Cañas (UCA) university in San Salvador.
A file photo shows Salvadorans gathering during a candlelight service in San Salvador to commemorate the 1989 killing of six Jesuits and two women during El Salvador's civil war. (CNS photo/Luis Galdamez, Reuters)
FaithShort Take
Manuel Acosta
Spain's sentencing of a former Salvadoran colonel for the murder of five Jesuit priests means the truth has surfaced, writes Father Manuel Acosta from San Salvador, but a rotten judicial system still causes pain.