“We are your people. The peasants you kill are your own brothers and sisters. When you hear the voice of the man commanding you to kill, remember instead the voice of God. Thou Shall Not Kill…. In the name of God, in the name of our tormented people whose cries rise up to heaven, I beseech you, I beg you, I command you, stop the repression.”– Oscar Romero, March 23, 1980
Utilising the iconic artwork of Salvadoran artist Fernando Llort, the story of Archbishop Oscar Romero is retold here to help share the inspirational life of the martyred Archbishop who took the side of the poor and oppressed in his country. Finally paying the ultimate price for his exemplary work on justice, peace and reconciliation, his life, his words and his works remain as an inspiration to millions across the globe.
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