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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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