Fr. Victor Salomón is the worldwide Director of
Hispanic Outreach for Priests for Life, the largest pro-life ministry in
the Catholic Church. He was born in Venezuela, and belongs to the
Diocesan Laborer Priests, a priestly association of pontifical right,
dedicated to vocational youth ministry and priestly formation centered
upon The Eucharist.
He was ordained to the priesthood in 1998 in Caracas,
Venezuela. He has a background in sociology, and has served as a pastor
and in priestly formation work. He served on the Governing Council of
the Diocesan Laborer Priests in Venezuela until he was sent to serve in
the United States in 2005.
As a member of the Diocesan Laborer Priests, Fr. Salomón has taught
courses to promote vocations. He has also been a retreat master, a
spiritual director, and a professor of theology, family communication
Fr. Salomón also specializes in healing after abortion, and helps to
conduct Rachel’s Vineyard Retreats in Spanish in various parts of the
As Director of Hispanic Outreach for Priests for Life,
Fr. Victor is the host of EWTN’s Spanish version of Defending Life,
which reaches Hispanics throughout Latin America, Spain, the United
States, and other parts of the world. He is a columnist on the digital
publication The Americano and author of the pro-life novel
entitled “Interview at 3:00 am: The First Call of God”.
Fr. Salomón is deeply concerned about the loss of life caused by
abortion, especially in the Hispanic community in the United States.