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The murder case of Blessed Oscar Romero has been reopened

San Salvador, El Salvador, May 19, 2017 / 01:14 pm (CNA/EWTN News).- A nearly 40 year-old murder case was reopened this week to properly prosecute the suspected killer behind the Salvadorian archbishop's martyrdom. Because of an amnesty law that prohibited the prosecution of criminal acts stemming from […]

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Archbishop Romero hailed for life producing ‘great harvest’

Los Angeles, Calif., Mar 25, 2015 / 10:26 am (CNA/EWTN News).- Los Angeles Catholics gave thanks for Archbishop Oscar Romero’s upcoming beatification and prayed that his “shining example” of sacrificial love and solidarity with the poor and oppressed will continue to be fruitful. “Archbishop Romero preached nonviolence […]

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Archbishop Romero, Salvadoran martyr, to be beatified May 23

Vatican City, Mar 11, 2015 / 12:30 pm (CNA/EWTN News).- May 23 will be the beatification date for El Salvador’s Archbishop Oscar Romero, an outspoken advocate for the poor and repressed who was martyred in 1980 while celebrating Mass. Archbishop Vincenzo Paglia, the postulator of Archbishop Romero’s […]

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Archbishop Romero had no interest in liberation theology, says secretary

Vatican City, Feb 21, 2015 / 06:53 am (CNA/EWTN News).- Although liberation theology proponents visited Salvadoran Archbishop Oscar Romero and left him their books, he was never swayed by their ideas, says the late archbishop’s personal secretary. In statements to CNA, Msgr. Jesus Delgado, former secretary of […]

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Oscar Romero to be beatified: Pope Francis recognizes martyrdom

Vatican City, Feb 3, 2015 / 10:13 am (CNA/EWTN News).- Pope Francis on Tuesday authorized the promulgation of decrees recognizing the martyrdom of Salvadoran archbishop Oscar Romero, paving the way for his beatification, as well as the martyrdom of three priests in Peru. The decision was the […]

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Vatican theologians reportedly recognize martyrdom of Oscar Romero

Vatican City, Jan 9, 2015 / 11:35 am (CNA/EWTN News).- According to Italy's daily Catholic newspaper, the commission of theologians at the Congregation for the Causes of Saints has recognized the 1980 assassination of Salvadoran archbishop Oscar Romero as a martyrdom. “According to canonical practice, all that […]

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