Martyrs of the Universidad Centroamericana (UCA)
On November 16, 1989 six Jesuit priests at the Universidad Centroamericana (UCA) were assassinated along with their housekeeper and her daughter by the Atlacatl commando unit of the Salvadoran military.
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- Universidad Centroamericana's webpage dedicated to the martyrs
- Xavier University's Dr. Gillian Ahlgren reflects on how Jesuit education was influenced by this event
- Creighton University Resource Page
- Ignatian Solidarity Network Resource Page
- Santa Clara University's Luck Hansen, S.J's article "Memory and Healing in El Salvador"
- Santa Clara University's Luck Hansen, S.J's photo journal "Memory and Healing in El Salvador"
- Fr. Joseph E. Mulligan, S.J., describes the martyrdom and situates it in its historical and theological context.
- Twenty-Five Years After a Massacre, Jesuits Reflect on the Meaning and the Martyrdom By William Bole for the Jesuit Conference
- A Jesuit Inspiration, Michael C. McCarthy
- Artist Brings Jesuit Martyrs to Life in Humanizing Portraits, Becky Sindelar
- Human Rights Activist Jesuit Father Ismael Moreno Coto Brings Honduran Advocacy to the U.S., Doris Yu
From the 25th Anniversary in 2014 (in the AJCU's November CONNECTIONS)
- Reflections on the impact of the UCA martyrs on Jesuit colleges and universities today, Rev Michael Sheeran SJ
- Reflections on El Salvador, John J. Hurley, J.D.
- In Memory of the Martyrs of the University of Central America, Rev. Kevin Quinn SJ
- La Verdad Comes out at Santa Clara University, Rev. Michael McCarthy SJ
- Solidarity in the Jesuit Mission: Seattle University Marks the 25th Anniversary of the Jesuit Martyrs of El Salvador, Joseph Orlando, Ed.D
- A Faith Lived Boldly: Georgetown Commemorates the Salvadoran Martyrs, Colleen Kerrisk
- Clear Voices, Silenced: Remembering the Murder of Six Jesuits, Mary Jo McConahay
- Murder of Salvadoran priests galvanized Jesuits in the US, Timothy A. Byrnes
- 25 Years of Inspiration: Reflections on the Martyrs, Tracey Primrose
- Jesuits Commemorate 25th Anniversary of El Salvador Murders
- Fr. Andreu Oliva’s homily from the service on the 25th anniversary of the Salvadoran Martyrs’ passing
From the 20th Anniversary in 2009
By Robert Lentz OFM
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