Sister Dianna Ortiz and El Salvador’s Bishop Medardo E. Gomez Soto have more in common than just their Roman Catholic faith. Both have suffered unspeakable crimes in Latin American countries because of their work for peace and, despite the risk, continue to speak out against political injustice in their homelands. These deeds earned them both the Oscar Romero Award. Dominique de Menil started the award, which was named after Bishop Oscar Romero, who was assassinated in 1980, in order to honor human rights activists in Latin America. Ortiz and Gomez will speak at today’s event, Oscar Romero’s Legacy, about the impact winning the award had on their lives and their continued... More >>>