A U.S. magistrate judge is deciding whether Inocente Orlando Montano will be extradited to Spain, for prosecution for one of the most shocking crimes in El Salvador’s civil war.
On Saturday, the Catholic church beatified Archbishop Oscar Romero of El Salvador, who was assassinated in 1980 while celebrating Mass.
Global Sisters Report: The sisters, who lost family members in El Salvador's civil war, will be among the 250,000 people at the beatification ceremony.
In a jarring sense of justice, in a country of contradictions, Salvadoran military officers who butchered thousands of infants and children walk free under an amnesty law, while Salvadoran women are imprisoned for suffering miscarriages and stillbirths.
Thirty-five years after the assassination of Archbishop Oscar Romero and on the eve of his beatification, El Salvador appears to be a different country.
Analysis: Soon-to-be-Blessed Oscar Romero modeled what a bishop looks like in a church committed to justice for the poor.
As El Salvador gets ready for the archbishop's beatification, the country is in the midst of one of its most violent periods.
The chapel of Divine Providence Hospital in El Salvador is one of the most visited places by local and foreign pilgrims. They come wishing to learn more about Archbishop Oscar Romero, the controversial archbishop who has become a Salvadoran icon.
Making a Difference: To the people of Central America, especially the poor and oppressed, Oscar Romero is already a saint.
"What was a humanitarian crisis at our border last summer is now a due process crisis in our courts."