Óscar Romero

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Óscar Romero
Óscar Arnulfo Romero.jpg
Óscar Romero, 1978
Born(1917-08-15)15 August 1917
Died24 March 1980(1980-03-24) (aged 62)
PredecessorLuis Chávez
SuccessorArturo Rivera
Parent(s)Santos Romero and Guadalupe de Jésus Galdámez

Saint Óscar the Romero y Galdámez (15 August 1917 – 24 March 1980)[1] was a bishop of the Catholic Church in El Salvador. He became the fourth Archbishop of San Salvador when he took over Luis Chávez. He was assassinated on 24 March 1980.

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  1. "Romero biography" (PDF). Kellogg Institute, Notre Dame University. Archived from the original (PDF) on 2008-02-16. Retrieved 2008-01-17.