- Sep 29, 2020
Monday, there were violent protests that included bare-chested women throwing Molotov cocktails at a Catholic church and City Hall in the city of Trelew, located some 700 miles south of Buenos Aires.
VATICAN CITY — 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.” “I wish to take this occasion to implore you, Holy Father, in the name of the shepherds and the people of God,
Eleven children of parents who are in the United States under Temporary Protected Status traveled to Rome to meet Pope Francis ahead of the canonization of Blessed Oscar Romero.
A few days before Archbishop Oscar Romero was to be canonized, members of Salvadoran human rights organizations flew to Rome to demand justice for the archbishop’s assassination.
A new documentary about Blessed Oscar Romero, featuring a rare interview with him, revealed the martyred archbishop’s thoughts regarding accusations that he became too progressive.
On Saturday, the Vatican announced that Pope Francis has expelled Francisco Archbishop Francisco Cox and Marco Antonio Ordenes Fernandez from the priesthood over findings that both men were guilty of the sexual abuse of minors.