Thousands rejoice as El Salvador`s archbishop Romero beatified
Thousands rejoice as El Salvador`s archbishop Romero beatified

Salvadoran archbishop Oscar Romero, who was assassinated in 1980 and whose defense of the poor divided his nation and the Church, was beatified Saturday at a ceremony attended by vast crowds.

Controversial Salvadoran archbishop to be beatified

Salvadoran archbishop Oscar Romero is set to be beatified Saturday, cementing his legacy among Catholics after decades of controversy over his defense of the poor and repressed, which divided both El Salvador and the Church.

Pope John Paul II closer to `sainthood`, second mirracle apporoved

Late Pope John Paul II has been confirmed to be steps away from `sainthood` after his second miracle for a Costa Rican woman who was suffering from severe brain injury was approved by commission of theologians.