From New York to El Salvador, Prayers for Peace at Mass for St. Romero

At the end of one of the bloodiest weekends in the history of El Salvador, which resulted in mass incarcerations and the suspension of personal freedoms in the Central American nation, Salvadoran Catholics gathered March 27 at St. Patrick’s Cathedral in New York to honor the country’s saint, who defended life and human rights.

Details of Miracle Leading To Romero’s Canonization

Though church authorities in El Salvador said they would wait to give details of the miracle that has cleared the way for Blessed Oscar Romero’s canonization, a Salvadoran newspaper published an account of a woman who said her husband’s prayers to Blessed Romero saved her life.

Romero in Queens

In Queens, Romero’s Beatification Hits Home

A Mass at SS. Joachim and Anne Church on Memorial Day celebrated the beatification of Archbishop Romero, a martyr who was assassinated in 1980 while celebrating Mass.

Romero Is a Sign of Sanctity of Americas

By Rhina Guidos SAN SALVADOR, El Salvador (CNS) – Some thought this day would never arrive. Others hoped and some always knew it would. On May 23, the Catholic Church, beatified Archbishop Oscar Arnulfo Romero y Galdamez, of El Salvador, who was assassinated in 1980 while celebrating Mass, just a day after pleading and ordering […]