El Salvador

Jennifer Svetlik 11-19-2008

Last spring, I made a pilgrimage to rural El Salvador to learn about the violence that had occurred there during the U.S-supported Salvadoran Civil War. The journey became a sacred one for me my first evening there, in the home of my host Florinda.

William Van Lopik 3-01-2008

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

Andrew Cleves 2-01-2008

An estimated 25,000 people gathered in Novem­ber at the gates of Fort Benning in Georgia as part of the 18th annual School of the Americas protest. The U.S.

When Hurricane Stan hit the Gulf of Mexico last October, it deluged Belize, El Salvador, Guatemala, Nicaragua, and Honduras before losing its power.

The difference that fair trade makes.

The presidential elections weren't the only things casting a long shadow over the Sunshine State this fall. 

Memories of the archbishop on the 20th anniversary of his assassination.

Julienne Gage 3-01-1998
Restoring hope and identity to El Salvador's youth.
Joyce Hollyday 3-01-1996

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

Linda Crockett 7-01-1995
Healing for survivors of sexual abuse and war
Rufina Amaya 9-01-1994

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

Jennifer Johnson 6-01-1994

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

Jim Luken 12-01-1988

A Meditation on the Death of Carmen Mendieta

Fleeing a tragic civil war, almost one million refugees from El Salvador live silently in our midst. Many have mental problems rising from their experiences at home: repression, terrorism, and outright combat. What follows is an account of one refugee's story, changed only in minor details to protect her identity. A similar story could be told by almost any one of the million refugees. --B.B.Z.

John Dear 8-01-1987

What you hear in the whispers, proclaim from the housetops.
--Matthew 10:27

Joyce Hollyday 4-01-1986

At 11:39 a.m. on Tuesday, January 28, the world changed for millions of children.