- May 6, 2021
Again in Peru, Pope Francis has replaced a cardinal who was a conservative stalwart with a moderate-to-progressive, “spirit of Vatican II” figure.
The diocesan phase of a canonization process for the late Archbishop Hélder Câmara of Brazil closed on Dec. 19.
Jesuit Father Samuel Rayan, a pioneer of theology with an Asian perspective that colleagues and church leaders considered a “radical interpretation of the Bible,” died at age 98.
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.
Pope Francis will canonize two of the most important and contested figures of the 20th-century Catholic Church, declaring Pope Paul VI and the martyred Salvadoran Archbishop Oscar Romero as models of saintliness for the faithful today.
Nearly four decades after her was brutally martyred while celebrating Mass, Pope Francis will canonize El Salvador’s Oscar Romero on Sunday.
Pope Francis wished a happy 90th birthday to the “father of liberation theology” and thanked him for his contributions to the Catholic Church and his love for the poor.
Since Pope Francis is making his fifth trip to Latin America this week, this time to Colombia, it got me thinking about similarities between Catholicism and baseball, one of which is that both are big south of the border. Here, I offer my personal list of the Top Five most important churchmen from Colombia, and which big-leaguers they most bring to mind.