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Salvadoran asylum seekers sent out of U.S. are returned by order...

WASHINGTON -- A federal judge Aug. 9 ordered Aug. 9 the immediate return to the U.S. of two Salvadoran asylum seekers, a mother and...

Former sacristan remembers life with Oscar Romero

WASHINGTON (CNS) -- Marcelo Perdomo didn't think an earthly brush with holiness would take place in his native El Salvador next to the parish...

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"...

U.S. bishops back extension of protected migrant status

  WASHINGTON — The head of the U.S. bishops’ Committee on Migration said some migrants from Honduras and El Salvador cannot safely return to their...

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...

Pope names new cardinals from Mali, Spain, Sweden, Laos, Salvador

Catholic News Service VATICAN CITY — Pope Francis announced he will create five new cardinals June 28; the new cardinals-designate come from Mali, Spain, Sweden,...

Texas parish welcomes immigrant children ‘with a lot of love’

Catholic News Service BROWNSVILLE, Texas — Almost every Sunday, more than 100 immigrant children under 18 years of age attend Mass at San Felipe de...

Rally outside White House seeks end of family detention

Catholic News Service WASHINGTON — Addressing about 100 people standing outside the White House March 28, Beatriz Mejia, a native of El Salvador, called on...

In El Salvador, families say work of murdered U.S. churchwomen continues

Catholic News Service SANTIAGO NONUALCO, El Salvador — North Americans and Salvadorans gathered Dec. 2 at the precise spot where four churchwomen were killed 35...

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,...

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