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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 sending new Salvadoran cardinal to Korea to work for peace

Catholic News Service VATICAN CITY — Celebrating a Mass in his native El Salvador, newly created Cardinal Gregorio Rosa Chavez said his first major assignment...

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...

Archbishop Romero to be beatified May 23 in El Salvador

Catholic News Service SAN SALVADOR, El Salvador — Salvadoran Archbishop Oscar Romero will be beatified in San Salvador May 23, said Italian Archbishop Vincenzo Paglia,...

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...

Slain archbishop’s message resonates with young Catholics

Catholic News Service Each spring, the doors of the small church near Candler, close to Asheville in North Carolina, are flung open to let in...

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