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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: Blessed Romero, family friend, used visits to escape horrors

Catholic News Service SANTA TECLA, El Salvador — Leonor Chacon remembers every emotion she felt March 24, 1980, as if it were yesterday. It started, she...

Pope recognizes miracle attributed to Fatima visionaries

Catholic News Service VATICAN CITY — Pope Francis has approved the recognition of a miracle attributed to the intercession of two of the shepherd children...

Pope canonizes seven saints who ‘fought the good fight of faith’

Catholic News Service VATICAN CITY (CNS) -- The seven new saints of the church were holy not because of their own efforts but because of...

‘We will continue to call her ‘Mother’

and Cindy Wooden Catholic News Service Pope canonizes St. Teresa of Kolkata, ‘a generous dispenser of God’s mercy’ VATICAN CITY — With a large tapestry bearing...

U.S. pilgrims say they always knew Mother Teresa was a saint

Catholic News Service VATICAN CITY — Joining tens of thousands of people at the Vatican to celebrate the newly declared St. Teresa of Kolkata, many...

New portrait of Mother Teresa unveiled in Washington

Catholic News Service WASHINGTON — On the eve of her canonization as a saint, Mother Teresa of Kolkata, who famously disliked being photographed, was immortalized...

Blessed Teresa to be canonized Sept. 4; pope sets other sainthood...

Catholic News Service VATICAN CITY — Pope Francis will declare Blessed Teresa of Kolkata a saint at the Vatican Sept. 4. The date was announced March...

Pope Francis declares Blessed Junipero Serra a saint during Mass at...

Catholic News Service SACRAMENTO, Calif. — Here is a timeline of key points in the life and ministry of Junipero Serra, the 18th-century Spanish missionary to California....

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