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US sanctions former Salvadoran troops in 1989 slaying of 6 Jesuits

January 31, 2020

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CWN Editor's Note: “The 6 Jesuit priests were dragged from their beds and killed on November 16, 1989, by uniformed gunmen at the Jesuit-run Central American University (UCA) in San Salvador, the capital of El Salvador, during the height of a major leftist rebel offensive,” Vatican News reported.

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