Tag: St. Oscar Romero

Salvadoran missions chief: Honor St. Romero by fighting injustice

Salvadoran missions chief: Honor St. Romero by fighting injustice

| Rhina Guidos | January 2, 2019 | 0 Comments

After the canonization of St. Oscar Romero finally came to fruition, Salvadorans and the saint’s admirers must give him new life by learning about him, pondering how his teachings apply to the present and helping others around the world based on his work toward ending injustice and exclusion, said the head of Pontifical Missions for El Salvador, the homeland of the newly minted saint.

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

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

| October 15, 2018 | 0 Comments

With a Mass, processions and fellowship, about 800 people, mostly immigrants, gathered at the Shrine of the Sacred Heart Church in Washington Oct. 14 to celebrate the canonization of St. Oscar Romero.

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Salvadoran archbishop asks pope to make Romero ‘doctor of the church’

Salvadoran archbishop asks pope to make Romero ‘doctor of the church’

| Junno Arocho Esteves and Melissa Vida | October 15, 2018 | 0 Comments

Archbishop Jose Luis Escobar Alas of San Salvador asked Pope Francis to proclaim St. Oscar Romero the church’s first Latin American “doctor of the church.”

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Archbishop says Blessed Romero could be canonized next year

Archbishop says Blessed Romero could be canonized next year

| Cindy Wooden | August 14, 2017 | 0 Comments

The archbishop officially promoting Blessed Oscar Romero’s cause for sainthood said he hopes the process will conclude within a year and Catholics around the world will honor St. Oscar Romero, martyr.

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