Blessed Oscar Romero, the murdered archbishop of San Salvador, is a martyr of hope, said Chilean Cardinal Ricardo Ezzati, Pope Francis’ envoy to the celebration of the centennial of the archbishop’s birth. Blessed Romero “is a true martyr of hope … a great martyr of hope,” said the Santiago cardinal. “He is so for the […]
The remains of Father Stanley F. Rother were exhumed from Holy Trinity Cemetery in Okarche as required by the Catholic Church for the beatification process. He was recognized by Pope Francis as a martyr last December.