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English bishop says miracle of U.S. woman could make Newman a...

MANCHESTER, England — Catholic bishops have expressed hope that Pope Francis will canonize Blessed John Henry Newman in 2019 after Vatican medics said the...

Masses, celebrations in U.S. mark canonization of St. Romero

WASHINGTON — With a Mass, processions and fellowship, about 800 people, mostly immigrants, gathered at the Shrine of the Sacred Heart Church in Washington...

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...

Why we ask saints for their intercession

"I want to spend my heaven in doing good on earth," said St. Therese of Lisieux, as noted in "The Final Conversations." And so she...

A canonization’s focus on legacy and holiness

The gunman who fired the shot in El Salvador March 24, 1980, that killed San Salvador's revered Archbishop Oscar Romero while he celebrated Mass...

Pope adds Italian teenager Nunzio Sulprizio to list of saints

VATICAN CITY -- Pope Francis added an Italian teenager to the list of people he will formally recognize as saints Oct. 14 during the...

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"...

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