• Pope praises late cardinal for promoting interreligious dialogue

    Pope praises late cardinal for promoting interreligious dialogue

    • Nov 13, 2017

    As Archbishop of Marseille, Cardinal Bernard Panafieu – who died Nov. 12 at the age of 86 – spoke out about business policies that increased poverty in southern France, criticizing the practice of companies moving abroad as “reducing man to a merchandise” and provoking “desperate competition” for scarce resources.

  • El Salvador’s first cardinal a friend of Blessed Oscar Romero

    El Salvador’s first cardinal a friend of Blessed Oscar Romero

    • Jun 21, 2017

    Born in 1942 to a farming family in Sociedad, Bishop José Gregorio Rosa Chávez was ordained a priest of the Diocese of San Miguel in 1970. Under Blessed Oscar Romero, he headed the Archdiocese of San Salvador’s communications office. He will be El Salvador’s first cardinal.