Oscar Romero Analysis

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Oscar Romero was a El Salvadoran Christian leader (archbishop of San Salvador) who was dedicated to standing up for human rights and speaking out against the repression and persecution of the El Salvadoran people. He was motivated by both personal and spiritual reasons, such as the death of his friend and fellow priest, Father Grande, who was murdered by soldiers under orders of a corrupt government, fuelled his desire to stop the corrupt endeavours of political leaders. He took the mistreatment of people of the church, both with the torture and killings of priests and followers alike, as a spiritual transgression and spoke out openly numerous times throughout his time as archbishop. Despite the amount of overwhelming negative directed towards
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