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  • Salvador’s Blessed Romero canonization probably in Rome in October

    Salvador’s Blessed Romero canonization probably in Rome in October

    • Apr 12, 2018

    During an April 11 homily in Washington, Salvadoran Archbishop Jose Luis Escobar Alas said the canonization of Blessed Oscar Romero will “probably” be in Rome and “probably” take place at the end of October after a meeting of bishops.

  • Miracles attributed to Pope Paul VI, Romero clear way for sainthood

    Miracles attributed to Pope Paul VI, Romero clear way for sainthood

    • Mar 10, 2018

    Pope Francis has cleared the way for the canonization of Blessed Romero, who was shot and killed March 24, 1980, as he celebrated Mass. He also recognized a miracle attributed to Blessed Paul, who, according to Cardinal Pietro Parolin, Vatican secretary of state, will be declared a saint in late October at the end of the Synod of Bishops on youth and discernment.

  • Pope advances sainthood causes of Spanish martyrs

    Pope advances sainthood causes of Spanish martyrs

    • Dec 24, 2016

    Pope Francis furthered the sainthood causes of seven men and women and recognized more than 100 martyrs killed during the Spanish civil war at a meeting with the prefect of the Congregation for Saints’ Causes. Among the decrees was the canonization process for Blessed Faustino Miguez.

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