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In Memory of the Murdered Jesuit Priests

In memoriam a los padres jesuitas asesinados

 
 
In Memory of the Murdered Jesuit Priests Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By J. Makali Bruton, March 21, 2015
1. In Memory of the Murdered Jesuit Priests Marker
Inscription.  
“Dichosos los que procuran la paz, pues Dios los llamara hijos suyos.” San Mateo 5:9

In Memoriam
El Debate Nacional por la Paz ofrece esta placa en memoria de los padres jesuitas.
Ignacio Ellacuria, Segundo Montes, Ignacio Martin Baro, Amando Lopez, Juan Ramon Moreno, Joaquin Lopez y Lopez.
Por su meritisimo trabajo en favor de las mayorias populares, ellos desde la fe en Jesuscristo y la ciencia laboraron inclaudicablemente por construir una nueva sociedad salvadoreña, asentada sobre bases de justicia, paz y respeto de los derechos humanos. Fueron asesinados junto a dos de sus colaboradoras Elba y Celina Ramos, por las fuerzas oscuras del pais, el 16 de noviembre de 1989, pero su vida y mensaje como llama ardiente de amor y verdad continuara alumbrando el camino e inspirando los corazones de todos los salvadoreños.

San Salvador, 16 de noviembre de 1990.


English translation:
“Blessed are the peacemakers, for God will call them his children.” Matthew 5:9

In Memory
The National Peace Debate offers this marker in memory of
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Photographed By J. Makali Bruton, March 21, 2015
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the Jesuit priests.
Ignacio Ellacuria, Segundo Montes, Ignacio Martin Baro, Amando Lopez, Juan Ramon Moreno, Joaquin Lopez y Lopez.
For their meritorious work in favor of the populace, with their faith in Jesus Christ and science they worked without rest to build a new Salvadoran society based on justice, peace and respect for human rights. They were assassinated together with their two co-workers, Elba and Celina Ramos, by the country’s dark forces on November 16, 1989, but their life and message that burn with love and truth will continue to light the way and inspire the hearts of all Salvadorans.

San Salvador, November 16, 1990.

 
Erected 1990.
 
Topics. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: Civil RightsPeace. A significant historical date for this entry is November 16, 1989.
 
Location. 13° 41.868′ N, 89° 11.469′ W. Marker is in San Salvador. This marker is on the north side of the San Salvador Central Park, directly south of the Cathedral. Touch for map. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Capitán General Gerardo Barrios (a few steps from this marker); The National Palace of El Salvador (within shouting distance of this marker); Farmacia Principal (about 150 meters away, measured in a direct line); Central America's First Cry of Independence (about 180 meters away); Francisco Morazán
The Metropolitan Cathedral of San Salvador image. Click for full size.
Photographed By J. Makali Bruton, May 19, 2016
3. The Metropolitan Cathedral of San Salvador
North of the marker and the Civic Plaza (Plaza Cívica).
(about 180 meters away); General José Manuel Arce (about 210 meters away); El Rosario Church (approx. 0.2 kilometers away); Dr. José Matías Delgado (approx. 0.4 kilometers away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in San Salvador.
 
Also see . . .  History of the murders and their effects on the Salvadoran peace process. (Submitted on April 7, 2015, by J. Makali Bruton of Querétaro, Mexico.)
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. It was originally submitted on April 7, 2015, by J. Makali Bruton of Querétaro, Mexico. This page has been viewed 456 times since then and 15 times this year. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on April 7, 2015, by J. Makali Bruton of Querétaro, Mexico.   3. submitted on June 2, 2016, by J. Makali Bruton of Querétaro, Mexico. • Andrew Ruppenstein was the editor who published this page.

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Aug. 10, 2022