St John Paul II and Benedict XVI ‘did not block cause’ Premium28 May 2015 | by Christa Pongratz-Lippitt
Despite reports to the contrary, Popes John Paul II and Benedict XVI were both keen to beatify Archbishop Oscar Romero, Archbishop Vincenzo Paglia, the postulator of Romero’s sainthood cause, has revealed, writes Christa Pongratz-Lippit.It had been believed that both popes had reservations about Romero’s beatification because they were concerned that he might have embraced elements of Marxism. But Paglia claims certain cardinals in Latin America and the Vatican blocked Romero’
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