• The Latest: Pope lauds new saints Oscar Romero, Pope Paul VI

    5 days ago - By National Post

    VATICAN CITY - The Latest on Catholic Church canonizations on Sunday .
    11:25 p.m.
    Pope Francis has lauded new saints Pope Paul VI and slain Salvadoran Archbishop Oscar Romero as prophets of a church that looks out for the poor as he presided over a canonization ceremony.
    History's first Latin American pope warned in his homily Sunday of the “danger” posed by wealth, calling “the love of money the root of all evils.” He said: “We see this where money is at the centre, there is no room for God nor for man.”
    Francis said Paul, who oversaw the 1960s meetings that modernized the Catholic...
    Read more ...

     

  • The Latest: Pope declares Oscar Romero, Pope Paul VI saints

    5 days ago - By ABC News

    Pope Francis has declared Pope Paul VI and slain Salvadoran Archbishop Oscar Romero saints, reciting in Latin the rite of canonization at the start of Mass in St. Peter's Square
    Read more ...

     

  • Pope to canonize 20th Century icons Oscar Romero, Paul VI

    5 days ago - By ABC News

    Pope to canonize 20th Century Catholic icons: Pope Paul VI who reformed church, and Oscar Romero, martyr who stood with poor
    Read more ...

     

  • Pope to canonize 20th Century icons Oscar Romero, Paul VI

    Pope to canonize 20th Century icons Oscar Romero, Paul VI

    5 days ago - By The Seattle Times

    VATICAN CITY - Thousands of people are converging on the Vatican for the canonization of two towering figures of the 20th Century Catholic Church: Pope Paul VI, who oversaw modernizing church reforms of the 1960s, and Archbishop Oscar Romero, a human rights icon who was murdered for his defense of El Salvador's poor. Pope...
    Read more ...

     

  • Pope to canonize 20th Century icons Oscar Romero, Paul VI

    5 days ago - By National Post

    VATICAN CITY - Thousands of people are converging on the Vatican for the canonization of two towering figures of the 20th Century Catholic Church: Pope Paul VI, who oversaw modernizing church reforms of the 1960s, and Archbishop Oscar Romero, a human rights icon who was murdered for his defence of El Salvador's poor.
    Pope Francis is to celebrate Sunday's saint-making Mass wearing the blood-stained rope belt Romero wore when he was gunned down in 1980 and using Paul VI's staff, chalice and pallium vestment - evidence of the influence both men had on history's first Latin American pope.
    Some...
    Read more ...