Oscar Romero was born on August 15, 1917 in Ciudad Barrios , El Salvador in South America. When he was a child he went to a local public school. Oscar Romero was an intelligent and caring man who spoke out against poverty for the poor and social injustice. He helped the poor and incensed the government through peaceful methods such as speeches and peace marches.
Rutilio Grande (a jesuit priest) was a friend of Oscar Romero and he was also speaking out against the Government. On February 13th 1977 he was assassinated on his way to church. A gunman paid for by the government shot him. When his friend Oscar Romero found out he was dispirited and he didn’t know what to do but he was called to help the poor. On March 24th 1980 Oscar Romero was saying mass in a large church when a gunman shot him and he staggered, fell and died.The killing of Archbishop was one of the most unjust crimes.