- Raised to the altars: one who fell for the poor
A champion of the poor or someone mixed up in politics? A man who died for the faith or because he was a political inconvenience? Archbishop Oscar Romero’s beatification today confirms his stature and illuminates his model of holiness
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Vatican Cardinal Angelo Amato praised Blessed Oscar Romero during the martyred archbishop’s beatification as a man of peace who “continues to shine a light over the poor and marginalised”.
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