- Apr 1, 2020
Many took to social media to denounce the May 18 killing of a Salvadoran priest while urging authorities to look at the crime as a possible retaliation for Father Cecilio Perez Cruz’s criticism of the cutting of trees near the western town of Juayua.
Thousands attended the May 20 funeral of a Salvadoran priest found by his parishioners in what some presume is a gang killing.
Catholic Church leaders in El Salvador have condemned a proposal being considered by lawmakers that would grant amnesty to those who committed serious crimes during the country’s civil conflict in the 1980s and early 1990s.
VATICAN CITY — Archbishop Jose Luis Escobar Alas of San Salvador asked Pope Francis to proclaim St. Oscar Romero the Church’s first Latin American “doctor of the Church.” “I wish to take this occasion to implore you, Holy Father, in the name of the shepherds and the people of God,
Archbishop Jose Luis Escobar Alas of El Salvador discusses the greatest concerns of his nation.
Bishops from the U.S. and El Salvador work to extend the TPS program for migrants seeking a safe haven.