Oscar Romero

Blessed Oscar Romero (1917 - 1980)
But it is not God’s will for some to have everything and others to have nothing. That cannot be of God. God’s will is that all his children be happy” – Archbishop Oscar Romero
Oscar Romero was born on 15 August 1917 in Ciudad Barrios, El Salvador. He was ordained to the priesthood on 4 April 1942 in Rome. In 1974 he was appointed Bishop of Santiago de Maria, El Salvador. He became the fourth Archbishop of San Salvador on 3 February 1977. 
Archbishop Romero spoke out against poverty, social injustice, assassinations and torture. He was assassinated on 24 March 1980 while celebrating Mass in a small chapel in a hospital in San Salvador, El Salvador.