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Óscar Romero
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Óscar Romero (pastel)
Born (1917-08-15)15 August 1917
Ciudad Barrios, El Salvador
Died 24 March 1980(1980-03-24) (aged 62)
Predecessor Luis Chávez
Successor Arturo Rivera
Parent(s) Santos Romero and Guadalupe de Jésus Galdámez

Servant of God Óscar the Romero y Galdámez (15 August 1917 – 24 March 1980) was a bishop of the Catholic Church in El Salvador. He became the fourth Archbishop of San Salvador when he took over Luis Chávez. He was assassinated on 24 March 1980.

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