When Blessed Oscar Romero met with Blessed Pope Paul VI

Posted May 9, 2018 8:31 pm by Editor

When Blessed Oscar Romero met with Blessed Pope Paul VI

Vatican City, May 9, 2018 / 05:02 pm (CNA/EWTN News).- In June 1978 the Archbishop of San Salvador, Oscar Romero, went to the Vatican to meet with the Bishop of Rome, Paul VI. At that meeting, the Pope encouraged his fellow bishop to help the Salvadoran people “on the basis of a great love.”

The two bishops have since been beatified, and their canonization is expected to take place within the year.

Oscar Arnulfo Romero y Galdamez was Archbishop of San Salvador from 1977 until March 24, 1980, when he was shot while saying Mass. He was a vocal critic of the

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