Monsignor Oscar Arnulfo Romero, the most well – known archbishop of Latin America, was assassinated in 1980 because of his work with the marginalised and speaking out against injustice, poverty and torture.

His role as spiritual leader, calling for peace and fair civil rights, was at the center of deep divisions within the Church.

On October 14th 2018, Pope Francis will canonize Oscar Romero during the 2018 Synod of Bishops in Rome.

“This is an important spiritual moment for all who care about faith and justice” said Mary Jo Leddy, founder of Romero House.

There will be numerous events in Toronto to mark this unique occasion, you can find them by Clicking here

You can also follow the journey of our eight members who joined the pilgrims in Rome by Clicking here.

Pilgrims departure photo

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