Remembering Rev. J. Donald Monan, S.J.: Commitment to Justice for the Jesuit Martyrs

As president at Boston College, Fr. Monan animated the Jesuit response to the 1989 murders of the six Jesuit priests and two lay women murdered at the Jesuit’s University of Central America (UCA). He lived a commitment to justice, both in his involvement in El Salvador, and during his years at Boston College.

27 Years: A Conversation with CASA about the Jesuit Martyrs and their Companions

ISN had the opportunity to speak with Kevin and Trena Yonkers-Talz, co-founders and directors of the Casa de la Solidaridad, a program of Santa Clara University based at the University of Central America in San Salvador, El Salvador. Joining Kevin and Trena was their colleague Lidia Ramirez, who was a friend of Elba Ramos prior to the 1989 murders. The conversation was originally broadcast on Facebook Live on November 16, 2016.

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.