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Oscar Romero Sainthood

Oscar Romero's Path to Sainthood a Cause for Rejoicing... and Not Just for Catholics

Rev. Canon C. K. Robertson, Ph.D. | Posted 04.07.2015 | Religion
Rev. Canon C. K. Robertson, Ph.D.

Many are saying that it's about time! It has been nearly 20 years since Pope John Paul II declared Romero a "Servant of God," only to then have the process stall.

Oscar Romero Declared A Martyr

Religion News Service | Josephine McKenna | Posted 01.11.2015 | Religion

VATICAN CITY (RNS) Archbishop Oscar Romero, the hero of the Catholic left who was assassinated in 1980 while celebrating Mass in El Salvador, is inchi...

John Paul II, Oscar Romero And The Politics Of Making Saints

Posted 05.01.2013 | Religion

By David Gibson Religion News Service (RNS) Reports this week that the late Pope John Paul II may be on the verge of sainthood after a second mir...

Santo Immediatamente! The Case For Beatifying Archbishop Oscar Romero

Rev. James Martin, S.J. | Posted 08.01.2011 | Religion
Rev. James Martin, S.J.

Romero's faith moved him from being a tool of the wealthy to a champion of the poor, a church leader dedicated to reconciliation and a bishop unafraid to interpose himself between violence and his flock.