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in the words of the martyrs Oscar Romero arrived in El Salvador a theological conservative and a political agnostic. But in the face of widespread economic exploitation and state-backed goon squads, he turned activist. As archbishop, he became one of the leading proponents of Liberation Theology, saying, "It is the poor who should tell us what the world is, and what the church's service to the world should be." For his views, Romero was assassinated while celebrating Mass on March 24, 1980. Commemorating the 25th anniversary of his death, Justice Theater Project presents readings from A Shepherd's Diary, Romero's collected diaries, Thursday, March 24 at 12:30 p.m. on the quad outside Duke Chapel. The event is free. For more info, call 870-8715.

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