Christians Call to the world


Oscar Romero


Oscar Romero was looked up to for what he did for that country especially the poor. Oscar Romero was killed for his country and for everything that he stood for he told his country all about the government and the terrible things that were going on. Oscar Romero would do so many things to help the poor and that is why so many people adored him. Oscar Romeroís life is important to the country and everyone that new him admired for all that he did.


Oscar Romero is importuned to the country that he lives in, the relationship between the people he had there was very close because he was loved by so many people. For hundreds of years his country he lived in had problems dealing with religion. The Catholic has always been helpful and supportive to the poor. Many priests and nuns spoke out against it, and for that, the government killed many religious people. The government did not care about the poor people, and the government did not want the priests and nuns to help the poor. When Oscar Romero became the archbishop Salvador were he lived he began to help many poor people


Oscar Romero had the normal family life he was born on the 15th of August 1917. Oscar was born into a large family of five (brothers and sisters). It was important that Oscar Romero would be baptized until he was at least two after he got out of school his father had planned for him to be a carpenter. Oscar Romero had other ideas. Oscar Romero wanted to do something that he would enjoy such as a priest. Since Oscar Romero was a little boy, he had all ways wanted to be Catholic.


Oscar Romero was continuing his education after a few mouths he was told that his father passed away. It was a hard time in Oscarís life. When Oscar was over his fatherís death he was then able to help his country in Salvador


The government controlled everything that Oscar Romero was doing. The government told the priests what to tell the people.


Oscar became friends with a priest called Father Rutillo Grande. He was also a priest. One day when he was driving to church, Father Grande was shot. What had happen to his friend Father Rutillo Oscar Romero was more against the government. He did exactly what he wanted to do and said exactly what he wanted to say,


One day Oscar Romero wrote pastoral and was given then out at church, and the letter said exactly what the government was doing and what was going on with their country. As Oscar Romero was very brave, he was able to tell more and more the truth about the government.


Oscar Romero also thought up of the idea of a the church where people would come together and talk about what was happening outside of the church the letter that Oscar Romero wrote the government was not happy about.


On the 24th of March 1980 Oscar Romero was in church preparing for a mass when he was shot. Some of his nuns ran up to the altar, but many stayed down in the church they were shocked to think that someone would do that to him. One of the last things Oscar Romero said was this "Godís reign is already present on our earth in mystery. When the Lord comes, it will be brought to perfection. That is the hope that inspires Christians. We know that every effort to better society, especially when injustice and sin are so ingrained, is an effort that God blesses, that God wants, that God demands of us."


Even though the death of Oscar Romero was a shock to the people of his country Salvador, Oscar Romero knew that the government was after of him because he was going against the government. After Oscar Romeroís death the country of Salvador was changed.


Oscar Romero had many things to offer in his country. He showed them that he wanted to help a lot of people and that he cared. Oscar Romero showed them what he could do if he did not believe in something, he showed them how to fight