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  • El Salvador’s first cardinal a friend of Blessed Oscar Romero

    El Salvador’s first cardinal a friend of Blessed Oscar Romero

    • Jun 21, 2017

    Born in 1942 to a farming family in Sociedad, Bishop José Gregorio Rosa Chávez was ordained a priest of the Diocese of San Miguel in 1970. Under Blessed Oscar Romero, he headed the Archdiocese of San Salvador’s communications office. He will be El Salvador’s first cardinal.

  • Washington group provides way to track U.S. aid to Central America

    Washington group provides way to track U.S. aid to Central America

    • May 25, 2017

    The nonprofit Washington Office on Latin America, or WOLA, has launched the Central America Monitor, a way of tracking U.S. assistance and its impact on the so-called “Northern Triangle” countries of Latin America — Honduras, Guatemala, El Salvador — that receive the bulk of the aid.

  • On cusp of Trump summit, Pope makes a statement about peripheries

    On cusp of Trump summit, Pope makes a statement about peripheries

    • May 23, 2017

    Despite the stereotypical American conceit that the world revolves around us, Pope Francis almost certainly wasn’t thinking of Donald Trump when he named five new cardinals on Sunday, just ahead of his meeting today with the U.S. President. Still, the timing is arresting: Just ahead of receiving the de facto leader of the center, the pontiff made a powerful statement about the peripheries.

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