Articles on this issue "beatification"
Says Martyred Prelate 'Reminds Us That the Church is the Family of God'
In a letter sent to the Archbishop of San Salvador, Pope Francis expressed his joy at the beatification of Archbishop Oscar Romero. The martyred prelate's beatification took place in a Mass …read more
"The voice of the newly Blessed continues to resonate today to remind us that the Church, a convocation of brothers surrounding their Lord, is the family of God, in which there should be no division."
The following is a translation of the Holy Father's letter to ArchbishopJosé Luis Escobar Alas, Archbishop of San Salvador, on the beatification of Archbishop Oscar Romero, which took place …read more
Thousands Participate in Beatification Mass for Martyred Archbishop
Oscar Romero is “a light for the nations and salt of the earth. While his persecutors have disappeared in the shadow of forgetfulness and death, Romero’s memory instead continues alive and …read more
Some 250,000 People and More Than 12 Heads of State Expected to Attend Saturday's Ceremony
TheChurch and government in El Salvador are preparing together for the beatification ceremony of Archbishop Oscar Romero of San Salvador taking place this Saturday, reported Fides. Local …read more
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Last February 3, Pope Francis promulgated the Decree that recognizes the martyrdom in odium fidei of the Archbishop of San Salvador, Oscar Arnulfo Romero Galdamez, the anniversary of whose …read more
The beatification of Archbishop Oscar Romero, the Salvadoran bishop martyred while celebrating Mass, will be beatified in May. According to Avvenire, the weekly newspaper of the Italian …read more
“I put my whole life under the loving providence of Jesus’ Heart and I accept my death with faith in Him, no matter how difficult it is. Nor do I want to give it an intention, as I would …read more
The Congregation for the Causes of Saints announced that Pope Francis has recognized the martyrdom of Archbishop Oscar Romero of San Salvador. Archbishop Romero was assassinated on March …read more
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This afternooon’s celebration in the Cathedral of Frascati marks a great feast. Following the celebration of Vespers, Bishop Raffaello Martinelli will open the process of the Cause of …read more
Before praying the Angelus with the faithful at the conclusion of the beatification Mass of his predecessor, Pope Francis recalled the life and ministry of ‘Papa Montini’. The Pope called on …read more
“By our apostolic authority we declare that the Venerable Servant of God Paul VI, Pope, shall henceforth be called Blessed…” With these words, Pope Francis beatified Paul VI at the closing …read more
At the conclusion of the Holy Mass, Pope Francis recited the Angelus with the faithful and pilgrims present in St. Peter's Square. These are the Pope's words of introduction to the Marian …read more
Here is the translation of the Holy Father’s homily at the Celebration of Mass for the Closing of the Synod of Bishops and the Beatification of Pope Paul VI. * * * We have just heard one of …read more