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From the Archives: December 1990
Originally Posted: 11/12/2014 - 9:35am | Type: Magazine Article

Sister Ita Ford Worth Living For THE ODDS that this note will arrive for your birthday are poor, but know tha ...

From the Archives: September 1984
Originally Posted: 08/06/2014 - 9:07am | Type: Magazine Article

Stacey Merkt Where is the Refuge? EL SALVADOR'S war has already claimed 40,000 lives. But our government ...

Vatican Says No Movement (Yet) on Sainthood for Oscar Romero
Originally Posted: 05/16/2014 - 2:56pm | Type: Blog

Despite fevered speculation in the media and across Latin America, the Vatican says Pope Francis has not advanced slain Salvadoran Archbishop Oscar Romero toward sainthood — at least, not yet. ...

Prophetic Preaching: 'One of The Priests is Receiving Death Threats'
Originally Posted: 03/12/2014 - 12:22pm | Type: Blog

If prophetic preaching on global injustices is to be effective, it has to take up strong collaborative efforts, creativity, and opportunities for specific actions that instill hope. ...

Romero's Glasses
Originally Posted: 11/26/2012 - 4:06pm | Type: Blog

Editor's Note: The following is a poem written by Trevor Scott Barton following reading The Violence of Love by Archbiship Oscar Romero, who was assassinated in El Salvador in 1980. ...

REPORT : 'A Window of Hope'
Originally Posted: 10/10/2012 - 1:32pm | Type: Magazine Article

The Editors An opportunity for gang peace in El Salvador If you’re in need of some good news, check out Aaron ...

From 'Iron Fist' to Hand of Peace
Originally Posted: 10/10/2012 - 9:03am | Type: Magazine Article

Aaron McCarroll Gallegos Gangs in El Salvador call a truce from behind prison walls. IN THE TRAGIC, often-hop ...

Six Questions for Jose Penate Aceves
Originally Posted: 11/12/2014 - 12:21pm | Type: Magazine Article

Betsy Shirley 1. What led you to start an intentional community ministering to gang members? Gangs have a really strong sense of community: They fight and die for their homies ...

A Killing Machine
Originally Posted: 09/24/2011 - 4:14pm | Type: Blog

Two long pieces this weekend described "one hell of a killing machine," and "the dark matter Two long pieces this weekend described "one hell of a killing m ...

President Obama Visits the Tomb of Archbishop Oscar Romero
Originally Posted: 07/14/2011 - 7:35am | Type: Blog

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Disarm Now Activists Demonstrate What it Means to 'Pay the Price' for Peace
Originally Posted: 08/31/2011 - 3:40pm | Type: Blog

<p><a href="/sites/default/files/images/101230-plowshares.jpg"></a>On December 13, a Tacoma-based jury declared five Disarm Trident Now <a href="http://ickevald.net/resistan ...

Another Vatican II Moment for the Catholic Church?
Originally Posted: 07/14/2011 - 7:34am | Type: Blog

These are dark days for Catholics and our church. The clergy sexual abuse scandals are a source of profound pain and raw anger. These are dark days for Catholics and our church. T ...

Examining El Salvador's Past and Potential
Originally Posted: 07/14/2011 - 7:19am | Type: Blog

Tomorrow, Jamie Moffett, director of <a href="http://www.theordinaryradicals.com/"><em>The Ordinary Radicals</em></a>, will debut the first seven minutes of his documentary &l ...

New Martyrs in El Salvador
Originally Posted: 07/14/2011 - 7:18am | Type: Blog

Jamie Moffett, co-founder of <a href="http://www.thesimpleway.org/">The Simple Way</a> and director of <a href="http://www.theordinaryradicals.com"><em>The Ordinary ...

The Cross and the Crossfire
Originally Posted: 05/13/2011 - 12:36pm | Type: Magazine Article

Robert Brenneman In Central America, Christians are countering gang and government violence armed only with faith and the belief that no o ...

Romero: The Price of Preaching and Living Jesus' Gospel
Originally Posted: 08/31/2011 - 3:39pm | Type: Blog

<p><a href="http://store.sojo.net/product_p/icnp_or.htm"></a>Twenty-nine years ago today, a Salvadorian government hit man assassinated Archbishop of San Salvador Oscar Romero as he ...

Cardinals Win Super Bowl
Originally Posted: 07/14/2011 - 7:17am | Type: Blog

So you think the Pittsburgh Steelers won the big game Sunday night? So you think the Pittsburgh Steelers won the big game Sunday night? Hundreds of poor kids in El Salvador will ...

Sacred Pilgrimages to the School of the Americas and El Salvador
Originally Posted: 08/31/2011 - 3:39pm | Type: Blog

<p>Last spring, I made a pilgrimage to rural El Salvador to learn about the violence that had occurred there during the U.S-supported <a href="http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Salvadoran_Civil_War&qu ...

A Peculiar Hope
Originally Posted: 02/28/2011 - 7:32pm | Type: Magazine Article

Rose Marie Berger Sometimes, Easter finds us. In 2005, on a spring trip to El Salvador, I wasn’t expecting to ...

Primordial Holiness
Originally Posted: 02/28/2011 - 7:32pm | Type: Magazine Article

William Van Lopik I greatly appreciated the interview Michelle García conducted with Jon Sobrino (“Goodness Revealed,” January 2008). ...

School Closing Soon?
Originally Posted: 02/28/2011 - 7:32pm | Type: Magazine Article

Andrew Cleves An estimated 25,000 people gathered in Novem­ber at the gates of Fort Benning in Georgia as part of the 18th annual School ...

Hurricane Stan Ignites Churches
Originally Posted: 03/03/2011 - 3:38pm | Type: Magazine Article

Celeste Kennel-Shank When Hurricane Stan hit the Gulf of Mexico last October, it deluged Belize, El Salvador, Guatemala, Nicaragua, and H ...

Java Justice
Originally Posted: 04/06/2011 - 6:25am | Type: Magazine Article

Celeste Kennel-Shank The difference that fair trade makes. In the harvest months of December and January, ope ...

Jury: Generals "Not Guilty"
Originally Posted: 06/30/2014 - 2:45pm | Type: Magazine Article

Rose Marie Berger Susannah Hunter The presidential elections weren't the only thi ...

The Reluctant Conversion of Oscar Romero
Originally Posted: 07/27/2011 - 9:56am | Type: Magazine Article

Inocencio Alas Salvador Carranza Carmen Chacon Carmen El ...

The Faces of Crisis
Originally Posted: 04/05/2011 - 9:43pm | Type: Magazine Article

Julienne Gage Restoring hope and identity to El Salvador's youth. "THIS IS the face of Maria. She� ...

A Delicate Balance
Originally Posted: 04/05/2011 - 9:44pm | Type: Magazine Article

Joyce Hollyday I did not expect a great blue heron to visit my neighborhood in northeast Atlanta. I did not ...

Companions of Comfort
Originally Posted: 04/05/2011 - 9:44pm | Type: Magazine Article

Linda Crockett Healing for survivors of sexual abuse and war "The heart of war is rape." I was ...

The Long Shadow of El Mozote
Originally Posted: 09/03/2014 - 12:01pm | Type: Magazine Article

Rufina Amaya Rufina Amaya is one of the few survivors of the 1981 massacre in the Salvadoran village of El Mozote. ...

Finding the Future in El Salvador
Originally Posted: 09/03/2014 - 11:45am | Type: Magazine Article

Jennifer Johnson Thirty years after Mississippi Freedom Summer, 3,000 international observers return from El Salvador’s postwar "dem ...