Posts Tagged ‘San Salvador’

Romero secretary suspended over sex with minor

Tuesday, December 1st, 2015

The former secretary to and biographer of Blessed Oscar Romero has been suspended after an investigation found he had had sex with a minor. El Salvador’s Catholic Church said a preliminary investigation showed Msgr Jesus Delgado had sex with a minor aged between 9 and 17. The female victim, who is now 42, presented the Read more

Oscar Romero: a saint for the poor

Friday, July 12th, 2013

Oscar Romero, now back on the path to sainthood, was called to conversion by ordinary Salvadorans. Among the welcome news coming on the heels of Pope Francis’ election was an April announcement that the canonization cause of Archbishop Óscar Romero of El Salvador has been, in the words of Italian Msgr. Vincenzo Paglia, who leads Read more

Speculation over beatification for Oscar Romero

Tuesday, March 26th, 2013

The election of a Latin American Pope has renewed speculation about the likelihood of beatification for Bishop Oscar Romero, the Archbishop of San Salvador who was murdered at the altar 33 years ago. The Congregation for the Causes of Saints has been examining Romero’s cause since 1996. Bishop Gregorio Rosa Chavez, Auxiliary Bishop of San Read more