Napoleón Macías

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Fr. Alirio Napoleón Macías was a Roman Catholic priest in El Salvador who was assassinated on 4 August 1979.[1] He served under Archbishop Óscar Arnulfo Romero y Galdámez. His murder was characterized by Romero as part of a systematic persecution of the Catholic Church and oppression against efforts to reform a military dictatorship there to guaranty human rights for the poor masses.


  1. ^ Tombs, Oliver (1999). "Oscar Romero and Resurrection Hope". Resurrection. Continuum. p. 227. ISBN 9781841270166.