Remembering Oscar Romero – in Edinburgh

*2020 UPDATE _ SEE BELOW*OscarRomeroPlaque2

Unveiled in 1992 in memory of Archbishop Oscar Romero of San Salvador, assassinated on March 24, 1980, this plaque by artist Paul Grime stands at the entrance to Edinburgh University’s “Romero Place.” Click on the image to view close up. Learn more.


*2020 UPDATE:

Noticing that this page is receiving a high number of hits for the tiny bit of data I’ve provided above when I posted this page back in 2016, before his canonization, below are a couple of links to learn more about Oscar Romero in Edinburgh:

1 (of 2): about a new shrine:
click on below or link to: https://archedinburgh.org/new-shrine-to-saint-oscar-romero/2 (of 2): click on above or link to: https://archedinburgh.org/tributes-to-priest-who-served-among-the-poor-in-el-salvador/

…and on what the canonization has meant in El Salvador:

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