Moltmann on Archbishop Romero: Martyrdom as Participation in the Sufferings of an Oppresssed People

"Oscar Romero" by J. Puig Reixach Licensed under CC BY-SA 3.0 via Wikimedia Commons
“Oscar Romero” by J. Puig Reixach Licensed under CC BY-SA 3.0 via Wikimedia Commons

Today marks the 35th anniversary of the assassination of Salvadorian Archbishop Óscar Romero, who was honored last month as a martyr by Pope Francis. In The Way of Jesus Christ, Jürgen Moltmann shares the story of Romero’s life as an example of an important dimension of Christian martyrdom: participation in the sufferings of the oppressed people.  Continue reading Moltmann on Archbishop Romero: Martyrdom as Participation in the Sufferings of an Oppresssed People