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St. Oscar Romero. Courtesy photo, office of canonization

Arrest warrant issued for alleged killer of Saint Oscar Romero

A court in San Salvador issued an arrest warrant for the man suspected of the March 24, 1980 killing of... Read more

Traditional dancing before a Mass in celebraiton of the canonization of St. Oscar Romero. Image courtesy of Archdiocese of Los Angeles.

Thousands gather in L.A. archdiocese to celebrate St. Oscar Romero

St. Oscar Romero was canonized by Pope Francis Oct. 14, together with six other new saints. That same day, an... Read more

Pilgrims in St. Peter’s Square hold up an image of Saint Oscar Romero at his canonization Mass Oct. 14.

Pope Francis at canonization Mass: 'Jesus is radical'

"Jesus is radical,” Pope Francis said in his homily at the canonization of Pope Paul VI, Oscar Romero, and five... Read more

Pope Paul VI and Archbishop Oscar Romero pose together in an undated file photo. Photo courtesy of Oficina de Canonizacion de Mons. Oscar Romero.

Oscar Romero and Pope Paul VI to be canonized October 14

Following a meeting between the Council of Cardinals and Pope Francis Saturday, the Vatican announced that Bl. Pope Paul VI... Read more

Archbishop Oscar Romero.

Insides that didn't decompose – and other stunning facts about Oscar Romero

In his role as Vicar General, Monsignor Ricardo Urioste was one of the closest collaborators of Oscar Romero, the archbishop... Read more

An image of Blessed Oscar Romero in San Salvador, El Salvador, after his beatification.

Pope Francis: Every Christian must be prepared for martyrdom

On Friday Pope Francis reflected on the life and death of Blessed Oscar Romero, who was recognized as a martyr... Read more

Solar halo at Beatification Mass for Archbishop Oscar Romero in San Salvador, El Salvador on May 23, 2015.

A supernatural sign? Rare solar halo appears at Romero beatification

As the relics of Blessed Oscar Romero were brought out for veneration during his beatification Mass in San Salvador, the... Read more

A procession in San Salvador for the beatification Mass of Oscar Romero.

Oscar Romero, a 'father of the poor,' beatified in El Salvador

Archbishop Oscar Romero was beatified in El Salvador this morning, with Pope Francis declaring from the Vatican that the martyr's... Read more

Archbishop Oscaro Romero with young people in El Salvador in this undated file photo. Photo courtesy of Arzobispado de San Salvador/Oficina de la Causa de Canonizacion.

Pope: Oscar Romero was a martyr who fought violence with love

On the day of Oscar Romero’s beatification in San Salvador, Pope Francis sent a letter to the current archbishop, praising... Read more

A pilgim carries a banner of Oscar Romero in San Salvador on May 22, 2015.

History versus caricature: 3 facts that show us the real Romero

The beloved Archbishop Oscar Arnulfo Romero was beatified El Salvador this weekend amid both celebration and what one critic calls... Read more

Archbishop Oscaro Romero with young people in El Salvador in this undated file photo. Photo courtesy of Arzobispado de San Salvador/Oficina de la Causa de Canonizacion.

Archbishop Romero hailed for life producing 'great harvest'

Los Angeles Catholics gave thanks for Archbishop Oscar Romero’s upcoming beatification and prayed that his “shining example” of sacrificial love... Read more

Archbishop Oscaro Romero.

Archbishop Romero, Salvadoran martyr, to be beatified May 23

May 23 will be the beatification date for El Salvador’s Archbishop Oscar Romero, an outspoken advocate for the poor and... Read more

Archbishop Oscaro Romero with young people in El Salvador in this undated file photo. Photo courtesy of Arzobispado de San Salvador/Oficina de la Causa de Canonizacion.

Archbishop Romero's witness a 'slap in the face' to self-centered society

Archbishop Vincenzo Paglia, the postulator of Archbishop Oscar Romero's cause for beatification, said the martyr's life was a chastisement of... Read more

Archbishop Oscaro Romero.

Oscar Romero to be beatified: Pope Francis recognizes martyrdom

Pope Francis on Tuesday authorized the promulgation of decrees recognizing the martyrdom of Salvadoran archbishop Oscar Romero, paving the way... Read more