The martyrs of El Salvador

The Commonweal blog has remembrances of four American churchwomen -- lay missionary Jean Donovan, Maryknoll sisters Ita Ford and Maura Clarke, and Ursuline sister Dorothy Kazel -- who 30 years ago today were brutalized and then killed by Salvadoran National Guardsmen.

See: The martyrs of El Salvador.

The blog also reprints the 1992 review of the documentary "Roses in December" that longtime El Salvador resident and journalist Gene Palumbo wrote for NCR.

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