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What does peace mean to you? Today is the Feast Day of St. Oscar Romero.

St. Oscar Romero was the Archbishop of San Salvador from 1977 until he was assassinated in 1980. During his three years as archbishop, St. Romero repeatedly denounced violence and spoke out on behalf of the victims of the civil war.

In a time of heavy press censorship, his weekly radio broadcasts were often the only way people could find out the truth about the atrocities that were happening in their country. He defended the right of the poor to demand political change, a stance which made him a troublesome adversary for the country’s rulers.

He was shot dead on 24 March 1980, aged 62, while celebrating Mass. In the ensuing decade, some 70,000 Salvadorans were killed in the civil war.
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3 days ago

Living Stones of the Holy Land Trust

Today on #WorldWaterDay, we explore the hidden reality of #water #injustice in the #WestBank, #Palestine. Read our latest blogpost by Mike here to learn more about this astonishing situation of inequity: eyewitnessblogs.com/2019/03/22/if-you-take-away-water-you-take-away-life/ ...

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3 days ago

Living Stones of the Holy Land Trust

Despite having legal papers proving ownership of his farm, Abu Mahyoub finds himself and his animals in a shrinking space. His livestock must be contained in pens and he must purchase food for them, despite the ample pasture on his land. "This is not a good life for them" he ponders. This is the situation for many #Palestinians, due to an intimidating Israeli military presence, expanding settlements and fear of settler violence on the ground. Read Abu Mahyoub's story here: buff.ly/2JaeZqQ ...

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