NEWS: Vatican theologians declare Archbishop Oscar Romero a martyr

by Joshua McElwee, NCR VATICAN CITY -- A Vatican commission of theologians has reportedly declared that Salvadoran Archbishop Oscar Romero was assassinated as a martyr for the Catholic faith, a pivotal step in the sainthood process for the prelate known for radically calling on the church to stand with the poor and oppressed. News of the … Continue reading NEWS: Vatican theologians declare Archbishop Oscar Romero a martyr