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[xmca] BBC: El Salvador marks Archbishop Oscar Romero's murder
Thirty years ago on March 24, Archbishop Oscar Romero was murdered while
celebrating Mass, an event being commemorated now in El Salvador.
( See http://news.bbc.co.uk/2/hi/americas/8580840.stm )
A week ago In Texas, Romero, a champion of the poor, was removed from the
state's social studies standards by the State Board of Education.
One Board member said Romero's not important enought, arguing that
he doesn't even have a movie made about him.
Well, there is the movie featured at
http://www.imdb.com/title/tt0098219/ , but the TX BD member might have
been confused by that movie's title: "Romero".
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