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Stories with place: El Salvador
  • Side story of slain Salvadoran archbishop: A family divided story has photos
    Updated: May-22-15 2:19 am

    SAN SALVADOR, El Salvador - Maria Luisa de Martinez is one of the staunchest defenders of the memory of slain Salvadoran Archbishop Oscar Romero.

  • Slain Salvadoran archbishop's beatification a rallying point story has photos
    Updated: May-21-15 4:19 pm

    SAN SALVADOR, El Salvador - To some he was a champion of the poor, a defender of human rights during some of El Salvador's darkest days. Others called him a supporter of armed revolution, a Marxist guerrilla clothed in a cleric's cassock.

  • Beatification of Romero signals new understanding of martyr 
    Updated: May-20-15 8:49 am

    VATICAN CITY - The upcoming beatification of El Salvador Archbishop Oscar Romero is doing more than just giving Latin America its long-awaited saint-in-waiting. It has helped redefine the Catholic Church's concept of martyrdom and paved the way for others killed for doing God's work to follow in Romero's saint-making footsteps.

  • 14 dead in El Salvador as big truck hits crowded pickup 
    Updated: May-15-15 11:25 pm

    SAN SALVADOR, El Salvador - Authorities in El Salvador say 14 people were killed dead and 10 others injured when a cargo truck loaded with heavy machinery crashed into a pickup full of people returning from a funeral.