Faith News
Marcos Aleman - Associated PressOctober 12, 2018
On Sunday in the Vatican, Pope Francis will officially make Romero a saint nearly four decades after he was martyred by an assassin's bullet to the heart.
Faith News
Marcos Aleman - Associated PressOctober 09, 2018
A Salvadoran woman whose unexpected recovery from a life-threatening condition was deemed a miracle, paving the way for the upcoming canonization of the late Roman Catholic Archbishop Oscar Romero, said Friday she's convinced he is a saint.
The "little lanterns march" at the Central American University in San Salvador during the 2015 commemoration of the 26th anniversary of the massacre of six Jesuit priests and two women, murdered in November 1989 by a military commando. (CNS photo/Oscar Rivera, EPA)
Politics & Society News
Marcos Aleman - Associated PressMay 30, 2017
The Jesuits believe Benavides is a "scapegoat" for those who ordered the 1989 UCA massacre and were never punished. The Jesuits consider the case against the killers closed but continue to seek clarity on the intellectual authors of the crime.
A youth takes the Eucharist from Monsignor Gregorio Rosa Chavez during a Mass giving thanks for Pope Francis' announcement that Chavez will be elevated to the rank of cardinal, at San Francisco de Asis parish church in San Salvador, El Salvador on Monday, May 22, 2017. (AP Photo/Salvador Melendez)
Faith News
Marcos Aleman - Associated PressMay 23, 2017
Rosa Chavez has a reputation as a man of the people, warm and quick to smile.