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Monsignor Oscar Romero Arnulfo

 
 
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By J. Makali Bruton, May 6, 2019
1. Monsignor Oscar Romero Arnulfo Marker
This first part of the monument was placed in 2015, one year after Romero's beatification.
Inscription.  

Monseñor Oscar Arnulfo Romero
Beato y Martir Salvadoreño
En Memoria de su Legado
“El martirio es una gracia de Dios que no creo merecer. Pero si Dios, acepta el sacrificio de mi vida, que mi sangre sea la semilla de libertad y la señal de que la esperanza será pronto una realida.”

15-08-1917 +23-03-1980

Francisco Valenzuela Blandón
Alcalde de Estelí
Juan José Figueroa Tenas
Embajador de El Salvador

Homenaje del pueblo de Estelí – La Embajada de El Salvador, el FSLN y Gobierno del Comandante Daniel Ortega, en el XXXV aniversario de su martirio y año de su beatificación.
24 Marzo 2015

San Oscar Arnulfo Romero
Canonizado el 14-10-18
No es voluntad de Dios que unos tengan todo y otros no tengan nada…de Dios es la voluntad que todos sus hijos sean felices.
Estelí Marzo 2019

English translation:
Monsignor Oscar Arnulfo Romero
Blessed Salvadoran Martyr, In Memory of His Legacy
"Martyrdom is a grace of God that I do not believe I deserve. But if God accepts the sacrifice of my life, may my blood be the seed
Monsignor Oscar Romero Arnulfo Marker image. Click for full size.
By J. Makali Bruton, May 6, 2019
2. Monsignor Oscar Romero Arnulfo Marker
This second panel on the monument was recently added to mark the 2018 sainthood of Romero in the Catholic Church.
of freedom and the sign that hope will soon be a reality."

August 15, 1917 – March 23, 1980

Francisco Valenzuela Blandón, Mayor of Estelí

Juan José Figueroa Tenas, Ambassador of El Salvador

Tribute from the town of Estelí, the Embassy of El Salvador, the FSLN and Government of Commander Daniel Ortega, on the 35th anniversary of his martyrdom and year of his beatification. March 24, 2015

Saint Oscar Arnulfo Romero
Canonized on October 14, 2018
It is not God's will that some have everything and others have nothing ... The will of God is that all of his children are happy.
Estelí, March 2019
 
Erected 2019.
 
Location. 13° 5.803′ N, 86° 21.239′ W. Marker is in Estelí, Estelí. Marker is on Calle 6 NE just east of Avenida 3 NE, on the left when traveling east. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Estelí 31000, Nicaragua. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 2 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Francisco Rivera Quintero (within shouting distance of this marker); José Filemon Herrera (approx. 0.4 kilometers away).
 
Regarding Monsignor Oscar Romero Arnulfo. Saint Óscar Arnulfo Romero y Galdámez (15 August 1917 – 24 March 1980) was a prelate of the Catholic Church in El Salvador who served as the fourth Archbishop
Monsignor Oscar Romero Arnulfo Marker image. Click for full size.
By J. Makali Bruton, May 6, 2019
3. Monsignor Oscar Romero Arnulfo Marker
In the background can be seen the Estelí Museum of History and Archaeology.
of San Salvador. He spoke out against poverty, social injustice, assassinations, and torture amid a growing war between leftist rebels and government and right-wing forces. In 1980, Romero was assassinated while celebrating Mass in the chapel of the Hospital of Divine Providence. Though no one was ever convicted for the crime, investigations by the UN-created Truth Commission for El Salvador concluded that the extreme right-wing politician, founder of ARENA and death squad leader Roberto D'Aubuisson had given the order.
Adapted from Wikipedia.
 
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The monument's bust of Monsignor Oscar Romero Arnulfo image. Click for full size.
By J. Makali Bruton, May 6, 2019
4. The monument's bust of Monsignor Oscar Romero Arnulfo
 

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Credits. This page was last revised on May 29, 2019. This page originally submitted on May 29, 2019, by J. Makali Bruton of Querétaro, Mexico. This page has been viewed 23 times since then. Photos:   1, 2, 3, 4. submitted on May 29, 2019, by J. Makali Bruton of Querétaro, Mexico.
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