REFLECTION: Archbishop Oscar Romero – If they kill me, I will arise in the Salvadoran people

by Scott Wright Pax Christi Metro D.C.-Baltimore “When the Lord restored the captives of Zion, we thought we were dreaming. Then our mouths were filled with laughter; our tongues sang for joy.” – Psalm 126, responsorial psalm at the beatification On May 23, Archbishop Oscar Romero was officially recognized as “blessed” by the church in … Continue reading REFLECTION: Archbishop Oscar Romero – If they kill me, I will arise in the Salvadoran people

NEWS: Pope Francis recognizes Romero as martyr; beatification expected

By Joshua McElwee, NCR VATICAN CITY--Pope Francis formally declared Tuesday that Salvadoran Archbishop Oscar Romero was assassinated as a martyr for the Catholic faith, and the beatification of the prelate who was shot dead after radically calling on the church to stand with the poor is expected within months. While the Vatican has not announced … Continue reading NEWS: Pope Francis recognizes Romero as martyr; beatification expected