The Salvadoran Supreme Court's decision July 13 to strike down an amnesty law enables prosecutions against those suspected in war crimes, but it could also destabilize the region.
El Salvador: Ruling could allow prosecution of alleged war crimes, including the murder of Archbishop Oscar Romero and the killing of six Jesuit priests.
Conversations with Sr. Camille: Fr. Bill Brisotti, ordained in 1968, knew the Berrigans and Dorothy Day and has spent decades in a parish that has overflowing Masses in Spanish.
The Peace Pulpit: "The way of Jesus can bring peace and love and goodness into our human family."
Young Voices: There have been many imitators of Christ who, too, have sacrificed their bodies in the hope of a resurrection of all people.
Col. Inocente Orlando Montano's extradition has set off a chain reaction in El Salvador, as authorities pursue suspects wanted for the killing of six Jesuit priests.
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Gen. Jose Guillermo Garcia arrived back in his native country to face press and former victims, after U.S. immigration officers deported him for participating in torture and extrajudicial killings.
Global Sisters Report Preview: A delegation is in El Salvador Nov. 28-Dec. 5 to celebrate the lives of four women who were murdered by the government 35 years ago.
Pope Francis Oct. 30 criticized conservative clergy and bishops who he said had defamed slain Salvadoran Archbishop Oscar Romero even after he was killed by a right-wing death squad in 1980.
The pope departed from his prepared address to a group of visiting Salvadorans to deliver unusually pointed remarks about the past detractors of Romero, who was beatified last May in El Salvador, putting him a step away from sainthood.