- Dec 9, 2019
U.S. President Donald Trump has often complained about an “invasion” of migrant caravans acting as a front for criminal groups from Central America, however, one expert has suggested that since many gang members were deported to El Salvador, the home of St Oscar Romero, from the United States, it is they who are in need of Trump’s infamous border wall.
Speaking to the bishops of Central America in Panama on Thursday, Pope Francis lifted up St. Oscar Romero as a model bishop.
Now that St. Oscar Romero has been canonized, Salvadorans have their sights set on sainthood for Jesuit Father Rutilio Grande.
Pope Francis on Sunday hailed new saints Oscar Romero and Pope Paul VI as saints vitally engaged with the world who still led lives of radical holiness.
Nearly four decades after her was brutally martyred while celebrating Mass, Pope Francis will canonize El Salvador’s Oscar Romero on Sunday.
If there’s one thing the new crop of saints who will be canonized this weekend have to say about holiness, it’s that being virtuous is not just for heroic, celebrity-like personalities such as Blesseds Oscar Romero or Pope Paul VI, but it is something that everyone, religious and lay alike, can attain.