UCA El Salvador Responds to Arrest Warrants for Salvadoran Military Involved With 1989 Murders

Universidad Centroamericana "José Simeón Cañas" (UCA), the Jesuit university in El Salvador, released a statement on March 2, 2016, responding to the arrest warrants for former Salvadoran military officials tied to the 1989 murder of six Jesuit priests and two lay women at the UCA.

Judge Grants Extradition of Salvadoran Colonel Accused in Jesuit Massacre

GREENVILLE, NC - Federal Magistrate Judge Kimberly Swank issued a decision today granting the extradition to Spain of Inocente Orlando Montano, El Salvador’s former Vice Minister of Public Security, to stand trial for his role in the 1989 massacre ofIgnacio Ellacuría, S.J., Ignacio Martín-Baró, S.J., Segundo Montes, S.J., Juan Ramón Moreno, S.J., Joaquín López y López, S.J., Amando López, S.J. and their housekeeper Elba Ramos, and her 15 year-old daughter Celina Ramos at the University of Central America in El Salvador.

We Commit This Day: Remembering the Jesuits and Their Companions

Today marks 26 years since the Jesuits, their housekeeper Elba Ramos, and her 15-year-old daughter Celina Ramos, were murdered at the University of Central America in San Salvador, El Salvador.