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Harsh rhetoric, policies in U.S. cause migrants more pain, observer says

VATICAN CITY -- One U.S. observer warned Pope Francis and the Synod of Bishops that the current immigration system in the United States "blatantly...

Blessed Oscar Romero stood up for his beliefs and it led...

VATICAN CITY -- A new documentary about Blessed Oscar Romero, featuring a rare interview with him, revealed the martyred archbishop's thoughts regarding accusations that...

The pope and the martyr: New saints offer youths a road...

VATICAN CITY — The Catholic Church has its share of young saints who gave witness through their lives that holiness can be attained even...

Blessed Romero’s ‘heroic life, sanctity’ holds many lessons, bishop says

ROCKVILLE CENTRE, N.Y. — Blessed Oscar Romero’s martyrdom, “the holy sacrifice of his life,” during his celebration of the “holy sacrifice” of the Mass...

Romero Trust chair says he sees archbishop’s influence on Pope Francis

LONDON — Blessed Oscar Romero is a “great guiding light” in the pontificate of Pope Francis, said the chairman of the Archbishop Romero Trust. Julian...

Salvador’s Blessed Romero canonization probably in Rome in October

WASHINGTON -- During an April 11 homily in Washington, Salvadoran Archbishop Jose Luis Escobar Alas said the canonization of Blessed Oscar Romero will "probably"...

Salvadoran pilgrimage to mark centennial of Blessed Romero’s birth

  By Catholic News Service SAN SALVADOR, El Salvador — Salvadorans plan to walk more than 90 miles in three days to mark the centennial of...

Blessed Romero ‘another brilliant star’ belonging to church of Americas

Catholic News Service SAN SALVADOR, El Salvador — Some thought this day would never arrive. Others hoped and some always knew it would. On May 23,...

Blessed Oscar Romero was ‘a good priest, a wise bishop and...

Catholic News Service VATICAN CITY — Salvadoran Archbishop Oscar Romero’s preferential love for the poor “was not ideological, but evangelical,” said Cardinal Angelo Amato, the...

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