On Nov. 16, 1989 a unit of the Salvadoran Army dragged six Jesuits from their beds on the campus of the Central American University and shot them.
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Salvadoran Archbishop Thanks President for Promise Not to Approve Pro-Abortion Constitutional Changes
The constitution of El Salvador recognizes in Article 1 “as a human person every human being from the moment of conception.”
The killings took place on Nov. 16, 1989, during a battle being waged across the city of San Salvador.
‘Without action by Congress, recipients’ lives will be upended and many families will be devastated,’ said Bishop Joe Vásquez.
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The postulator for the martyr's cause said Archbishop Romero dedicated his ministry to defending the poorest and weakest.