MAKING A DIFFERENCE
The courageous witness of Blessed Oscar Romero
Romero’s appointment was welcomed by the government, but many priests were not happy. They suspected their new archbishop would insist they cut all ties to liberation theology’s defense of the poor.
One of the priests who worked with Romero, Fr. Inocencio Alas, recalled key moments leading to the archbishop’s dramatic conversion.
According to Alas, the archbishop began to realize that the poor laborers waiting for work at the coffee plantations were sleeping on the sidewalks.
“What can be done?” … more