Rutilio Grande,: friend of the poor and prophet of the Salvadoran people

By José Luis Benítez

Rutilio Grande,, Jesuit priest, he was assassinated 12 March 1977 with Manuel Solórzano and Nelson Lemus. In this episode some features and testimonies of pastoral work are presented, of Father Rutilio's friendship with the poor people of the communities of Aguilares and El Paisnal, and the impact of his prophetic voice in El Salvador.

The Catholic Church has recognized the Christian martyrdom of Father Rutilio and his companions and they will soon be beatified.