El Salvador

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September 2, 2015

[Episcopal Anglican Church of El Salvador] The Rt. Rev. David Alvarado, bishop of El Salvador, delivered the following pastoral letter regarding escalating violence in El Salvador during a Sept. 1 press conference in San Salvador. In August alone 911 murders were committed, an average of 30 per...

April 18, 2013

Tom y Dianne Wilson.

[Episcopal News Service – San Salvador, El Salvador] Para los misioneros Tom y Dianne Wilson la parte del servicio que les ha presentado hasta ahora un mayor desafío ha sido aprender español.

La pareja, proveniente de Rutland, Massachusetts, y miembros de la...

April 16, 2013

[Episcopal News Service – San Salvador, El Salvador] For missionaries Tom and Dianne Wilson the most challenging part of service in El Salvador thus far has been learning Spanish.

The couple, from Rutland, Massachusetts, and members of St. Francis Episcopal...

April 15, 2013

Un grupo ecuménico de Anacortes, estado de Washington, estuvo desde el 29 de marzo al 5 de abril en El Salvador aprendiendo sobre la estrategia para el desarrollo comunitario basado en los derechos humanos de la Fundación Cristosal, en un “viaje transformacional”...

April 9, 2013

An ecumenical group from Anacortes, Washington, spent March 29-April 5 in El Salvador learning about Foundation Cristosal’s human rights-based approach to community development on a “transformational trip” organized and facilitated by the organization. ENS Photo/Lynette...

November 14, 2011

El Salvador on Nov. 11 bestowed the first "Amigo de El Salvador" award on the London-based Archbishop Romero Trust, which celebrates the legacy of human rights advocate Archbishop Oscar Romero.

Hugo Martinez, El Salvador's minister for foreign affairs, presented a gold medallion at a...

March 18, 2010

On the second Sunday in Lent, the Anglican Church of El Salvador, in conjunction with Fundación Cristosal, unveiled a 15-foot high obelisk capped with a celtic cross and dedicated to the thousands of volunteers who have labored through the years in solidarity with the people of El Salvador and...

March 18, 2010

On the second Sunday in Lent, the Anglican Church of El Salvador, in conjunction with Fundación Cristosal, unveiled a 15-foot high obelisk capped with a celtic cross and dedicated to the thousands of volunteers who have labored through the years in solidarity with the people of El Salvador and...

November 19, 2009

El Salvador was hit Nov. 7-8 by severe weather caused by a low-pressure system in the Atlantic Ocean related to Hurricane Ida. Receiving nearly 12 inches of rain in six hours, the nation was affected by widespread flooding and mudslides. The death toll currently stands at 194, with 80 people...

November 10, 2009

Hurricane Ida hit El Salvador late Saturday, Nov. 7, fed by 145-kilometer-per-hour winds and causing heavy flooding. The country's civil protection authorities reported that 91 people were killed, 60 missing, and hundreds injured.

Following Ida's assault, Episcopal Relief and Development...

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Fundación Cristosal, created in 2000, has worked with the Episcopal Church and Episcopal Relief