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29, 1991 The Message -- for Catholics of Southwestern Indiana 11 Commemorating Central American martyrs i8 ty tel to R, By PAUL R. LEINGANG Message Editor SOlidarity as Redenq)tion" he tllelmi of the 1991 com- rnoration of the, doalhs of  Central American mar- [ Blshot) Gerald A. Got- nger will prosido at Mass, )e celebraled at the Sarlo rent t luus(, Chapc'l, Evansville, on Monday, Dot:. 2, at noon. The Mass is upon to the public:. The Mass will commemo- rate the deaths of fimr cburch we,nUll murdered in El Sal- wdor on De(:. 2, 1980, anti also tlm dealhs of six lo, suil t)riesls, their hotlso, keel)er anti her (laughh,', Nove, ml)er 16, 1989. lquman rights organizali(ms estimate that over 70,000 p(;o- l)le have boon killed in El Sal- vador since 1(,)79, includiug catoc:hists, students, teat:hers, workers, poasan|s, lnothors, (:hildren and refugees. "Solidarity is anotber name for the kind of lovo/that m()vos foot, bancls, hearls,/material goods, assis- taut:e, and sa(:rifi(:e/toward lh(; i)ain, dangor, misforltne, disaslor, rol)ression,/or death/of olher persons/()r a whole i/oo])le, '' at:cur(ling to a "l)roeln" wrilton by Josuil Fa- lhers Ion Sobrino and Juan Horllandez Pico in their book, "Tlteology of Christian Soli- daritv." They (:ontinuo, "The "SERVING EVANSVILLE-NEWBURGH ELBERFELD AREA SINCE 1911" WITH DEPENDABILITY DIGNITY & DISTINCTION Three Locations To Serve you VIRGIL SIMPSON IMI'SllN" J]l00l', I,, III kUI/FUNERAL HOME / 424-9288 100 E. COLUMBIA EVANSVILLE M I"SqIN w' FUNERAL HOME 853"8314 510 JENNINGS NEWBURGH ailn is to share with them/and help them rise tip, become free,/claim justice, rebuild.". Murdered in 1980 were Maryknoll Sisters Maura Clarke and Ita Ford, Ursulino Sister Dorothy Kazel anti lay voltlntoor Joan Donovall. Mtu'dored ill 1989 were Je- suit priests Armando Lopoz, Segundo Montos, lgnacio E1- lat:uria, Igna(:io Martin-Baro, Joaquin Lot)ez y Lopoz anti Juan Ramoll Moreno, their cook an(l housekeeper EIl/a Ramos and her daughter (]olina MarieI Ralnos. Tbo Provincial of Central American Jesuits, Fathor Jose Maria Tojoira, S.J., said that the (]ompany of Jesus "pub- li(:ly gives tlaanks to the Sal- wJclt)ran t)oople for having l)ernlittod those six Jesuits to live UlllOlig them and clio Io- g(.'lher with their innt]m- el'at)It , martyrs, workers, (:aml)osinos, priests, trado uni()nisls, children, women au(I ohl peoi)h." Al)()ul the tour women who were murdered, Maryknoll's Mt;linda Rop(;r sat(l, "Our sis- lets were killed be(:ause lh(;y lived as tho Gospel of Jesus ,, u Jill Ann White r L-'r Administrator L. "-Li Hwy. 57 So, Washington, IN --MI--" 8'2-254-4516 '1 Prairie Village Living Center directed them to live. That Gospel illuminates and touches all aspects of human life and is never separated from it. It proclaims total freedom for all t)orsons and societies from the slavery of selfishness, haired and fear." During tile t:elebration of the liturgy at Sarto Retreat House, a "litany of martyrs" will be prayed. ()n that list will be Art:hbishop Oscar Romoro of San Salvador, the outspt)ken t)oace advocate who was murdered while cel- ebrating Mass, Marcb 24, 1980. Moments before his death, Ar(:hl)ishop Romero spoke ahout tho eucharist during his holnily, "This body broken and this 1)1oo(t shed for tttman I)oings en(:oul'agt , US to givo, our Iiody and l)lood utl to sufforing and pain, as (]brisl did -- not for self, but to hring justice anti peace to our ])Ool/h,. '' I q Main Street Pharmacy 217 E. Main St.- Downtown Washington Phone: 254-5141 RUXER FORD - LINCOLN - MERCURY ,IASPI[ ] [ 48')-1200] i Schum , Monuments, Inc. ? 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Also among that number is Lebanese President Elias Hrawi and Iraqi Foreign Minister Tariq Aziz  both Catholics. Church to watch polls Philippine Cardinal Jaime Sin of Manila said the church would b'e active in next May's national elec- tions to ensure free polls and unmask bad politicians who might try to use "guns, goons and gold" to rig the ballot. Following six coup :attempts during Mrsi Aquino's almost six years in power, Cardinal Sin warned the armed forces to stay out of politics. Labor depicted in art If a picture is worth a thousand words, can an ex- hibit of 96 paintings ex- plain a papal encyclical? That's the premise behind an unusual art show on "Human Labor" that opened at the Vatican in early November. The en- cyclical is Rerum No. varum," Pope Leo XIIl's landmark 1891 statement on labor conditions. The paintings, by artists ranging from lean Millet to Pablo Picasso have been loaned from some 60 museums around the world; Wants health reform Network, a national Catholic social justice lobby, Nov, 20 delivered more than 3,OOO letters to House Speaker Thomas Foley, D-Wash., and more than 2,000 petitions to sen, ators calling for compre- hensive reform of the U.S. health care system: Net- work also distributed copies of its policy state. taunt, "A Just Policy for Ac- cess to Health Care," with a list of more than 100 orga. nizations that have en- dorsed the statement. Hunger rally held is not