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1 index Legislative Decree No. 269 the Legislative Assembly of the Republic of EL SALVADOR, considering: I.-which in accordance with article 131, paragraph 22 of the Constitution of the Republic, is Faculty of this organ of State grant to individuals or populations, titles, honorary distinctions and gratuities consistent with the form of Government established by relevant services to the homeland.
II.-that article 6, literal to) the law of honorary distinctions, rewards and titles, establishes that the nomination of "son or daughter Mariasela of El Salvador" is a very high distinction and will be awarded to the Salvadoran people who engage in or have engaged in humanitarian and altruistic activities, or their momentous contributions or services to human knowledge , in such a way, that said provide represent national, regional or universal benefit.
III.-that the father Martín Enrique Ávalos Magaña, born April 13, 1963, Santa Ana, Santa Ana Department, is a Catholic priest and Licentiate in moral theology, which since its inception has shown dedication to its membership, doing various pastoral work through which the Salvadoran society has been benefited with his novel way of evangelizing.
IV.-that the father Martín Enrique Ávalos Magaña, is the founder of the Dei Verbum Ministry, whose name inspired by work of God, which means God's Word, and that since 2006 it became Foundation, bet on a novel way to publicize a living God, thus, initiating this important Evangelistic project, which has allowed the strengthening of moral and spiritual people , through music.
V-that this laudable priest has done through its Foundation, an altruistic work, developing actions which include: creation of a free dining room, scholarships to children, college students and seminarians, musical education and evangelization, which has caused production of audiovisual material, which has promoted peaceful social coexistence, and the rescue of moral values.
VI. under the merits before mentioned, is coming to declare father Martín Enrique Ávalos Magaña, "he son of El Salvador", in recognition of his outstanding pastoral work, which through the Verbum Dei Foundation, has done exemplary work in the interests of Salvadorian society.
Therefore, in use of his constitutional powers and at the initiative of the deputies Carmen Elena Calderón 2 index legislative Sun step and Margarita Escobar; and Congressman Mario Marroquin Mejia; and with support of the deputies: Othon Sigfrido Reyes Morales, Alberto Armando Romero Rodríguez, Durán Francisco Roberto Lorenzana, Roberto José d'Aubuisson Munguia, Irma Lourdes Vasquez Palacios, Francisco José Zablah Safie, Ana Marina Alvarenga Barahona, José Edgar Escolán Batarse, Susy Lisseth Bonilla Flores, Yohalmo Edmundo Cabrera Chacón, Silvia Alejandrina Castro Figueroa, Ana Marina Castro Orellana, Dario Alejandro girls Argueta, Richard management clear Reyes , José Dennis Córdova Elizondo, Valentín Arístides Corpeño, Adam Cortez, Carlos Cortez Hernandez, Rosa Alma Cruz Marinero, Ana Vilma Castro de Cabrera, Ana Vilma Albanez de Escobar, Silvia Estela Ostorga de Escobar, Lucía de el Carmen Ayala de León, Nery Arely Díaz de Rivera, Antonio Echeverría Veliz, Julio César Fabian Perez, Emma Julia Fabián Hernández, Carmen Elena Figueroa Rodríguez, Jesús Flores de Juan Manuel Cornejo , Cesar Humberto Garcia Aguilera, Iris Marisol war Henriquez, Norma Fidelia Guevara de Ramirios, José Wilfredo Guevara Diaz, Carlos Walter Guzman Coto, Estela Yanet Hernandez Rodriguez, Wilfredo Iraheta Sanabria, Karina Ivette Sosa Lara, Benito Antonio Lara Fernández, Audelia Guadalupe López de Kleutgens, Hortensia Margarita Lopez Quintana, Jose maximum Madriz Serrano, Rodolfo Antonio Martínez, Guillermo Francisco Mata Bennett, Juan Carlos Mendoza Portillo , Gerardo Estanislao Menjívar Hernandez, Manuel Vicente Menjívar Esquivel, Heidy Carolina Mira Saravia, Guillermo Antonio Olivo Méndez, Mr. Orestes Fredesmán Ortez Andrade, Francisco Eduardo Ortiz Amaya, Mariela Pena Pinto, Manuel Mercedes Portillo Dominguez, Sergio benign Portillo Portillo, Nelson de Jesus Quintanilla Gomez, Claudia Luz Ramírez García, Carlos Armando Reyes Ramos, Santos Adelmo Rivas Rivas, Lorenzo Rivas Echeverria, Jackeline Noemi Rivera Avalos, David Rodriguez Rivera , Sonia Margarita Rodriguez Sigüenza, Marcos Francisco Salazar Umaña, Rosales Patricia Maria Salazar, Mario Alberto Guerrero Tenorio, Enrique Alberto Luis Valdes Soto, Jaime Gilberto Valdez Hernandez, Patricia Elena Valdivieso Gallardo, Ramon Aristides Valencia Arana and Edwin Victor Alejandro Zamora David.
Decree: Article 1.-declare the father Martín Enrique Ávalos Magaña, "he son of El Salvador", in recognition of his outstanding pastoral work, which through the Verbum Dei Foundation, has done exemplary work in the interests of Salvadorian society.
Article 2.-this Decree shall enter into force eight days after its publication in the official journal.
GIVEN in the blue room of the Legislative Palace: San Salvador, to the seventeenth day of the month of January of the year two thousand thirteen.
OTHON SIGFRIDO REYES MORALES, PRESIDENT.
ALBERTO ARMANDO ROMERO RODRÍGUEZ, GUILLERMO ANTONIO GALLEGOS NAVARRETE, SENIOR VICE PRESIDENT. SECOND VICE PRESIDENT.
DURAN JOSE FRANCISCO MERINO LÓPEZ, FRANCISCO ROBERTO LORENZANA, THIRD VICE PRESIDENT. FOURTH VICE PRESIDENT.
ROBERTO JOSE D'AUBUISSON, fifth Vice President.
3 LEGISLATIVE INDEX LORENA GUADALUPE PENA MENDOZA, CARMEN ELENA CALDERÓN SOL STEP, FIRST SECRETARY. SECOND SECRETARY.
SANDRA MARLENE SALGADO GARCÍA, JOSÉ RAFAEL MACHUCA ZELAYA, THIRD SECRETARY. FOURTH SECRETARY.
IRMA PALACIOS LOURDES VASQUEZ, MARGARITA ESCOBAR, FIFTH SECRETARY. SIXTH SECRETARIAT.
FRANCISCO JOSE ZABLAH SAFIE, REYNALDO ANTONIO LOPEZ CARDOZA, SEVENTH SECRETARY. EIGHTH SECRETARY.
Presidential House: San Salvador, seven days of the month of February in the year two thousand thirteen.
PUBLISHED, Carlos Mauricio Funes Cartagena, President of the Republic.
Gregory Ernesto Zelayandia Cisneros, Minister of the Interior.
D. OR. No. 28 vol. No. 398 date: February 11, 2013 FN/ielp 25-02-2013
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