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Cardinal beatifies 22-year-old Romanian as ‘martyr to chastity’

WARSAW, Poland — A 22-year-old Romanian peasant has taken a step closer to sainthood as a “martyr to chastity,” six decades after she was...

‘They killed a man but created a saint,’ prelate says of...

Catholic News Service ST. PAUL, Minn. — Retired Archbishop Harry J. Flynn was rector of Mount St. Mary's Seminary in Emmitsburg, Md., when he got...

Pope recognizes martyrdom of Father Rother, Oklahoma priest killed in Guatemala...

VATICAN CITY — Pope Francis has recognized the martyrdom of Father Stanley Rother of the Archdiocese of Oklahoma City, making him the first martyr...

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...

Pope Francis recognizes martyrdom of Archbishop Romero

Catholic News Service VATICAN CITY — After decades of debate within the church, Pope Francis formally recognized that Salvadoran Archbishop Oscar Romero was killed...

Theologians declare that Archbishop Romero is a martyr

Catholic News Service VATICAN CITY — A panel of theologians advising the Vatican’s Congregation for Saints' Causes voted unanimously to recognize the late Salvadoran Archbishop...

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