Should Oscar Romero be canonized in Rome or El Salvador?
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Rhina Guidos - Catholic News Service April 24, 2018
A publication of the Archdiocese of San Salvador argues that the canonization of Oscar Romero should be held in El Salvador.
A man carries an image of Blessed Oscar Romero during a March 18 procession in San Salvador, El Salvador, to commemorate the 38th anniversary his murder. Pope Francis has cleared the way for the canonization of Blessed Romero, who was shot and killed March 24, 1980, as he celebrated Mass. (CNS photo/Jose Cabezas, Reuters)
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Rhina Guidos - Catholic News Service April 13, 2018
The end of Temporary Protected Status and the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals programs means more than 215,000 Salvadorans are now facing a return to a country in turmoil.
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Rhina Guidos - Catholic News Service April 12, 2018
El Salvador's bishops asked the pope that the canonization be held in their country so that the poor could attend.
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Rhina Guidos - Catholic News Service April 02, 2018
The killing has shaken Catholic Church officials, who say they still do not know what led to the assassination or what it means for the church.
Worshippers wave palm fronds near an image of Blessed Oscar Romero during a Palm Sunday procession March 25 in San Salvador, El Salvador. Catholic officials in El Salvador were shaken and expressed outrage and sadness after the assassination of a 36-year-old priest during Holy Week, in what some suspect may be a gang killing. (CNS photo/Armando Escobar, EPA)
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Rhina Guidos - Catholic News Service March 30, 2018
Authorities said Father Walter Vasquez Jimenez was traveling with parishioners March 29 to officiate a Holy Thursday Mass in San Miguel when their car was stopped by an armed group wearing masks. The other passengers were set free after their belongings were taken, but Father Vasquez was abducted,
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Rhina Guidos - Catholic News Service March 12, 2018
Her husband was skeptical but prayed to Blessed Oscar Romero to save his wife.
Sisters of Mercy and others pray inside the Russell Senate Office Building in Washington Feb. 27 during a "Catholic Day of Action for Dreamers" protest (CNS photo/Bob Roller). 
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Rhina Guidos - Catholic News Service February 27, 2018
Though about 30 to 40 were arrested, hundreds showed up to take part in the “Catholic Day of Action with Dreamers.”
Rosa B., 23, a recipient of the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals program, who was brought to the U.S. when she was 4, speaks during a Feb. 3 rally in Los Angeles in support of a permanent legislative solution for immigrants. Cardinal Joseph W. Tobin of Newark, N.J., says religious leaders need to stand with immigrants and help the flock see their dignity. (CNS photo/Monica Almeida, Reuters)
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Rhina Guidos - Catholic News Service February 07, 2018
"We forget where we came from, not just as the early Christian church, but also as a country."
A Salvadoran immigrant carries her son in a field in Huehuetoca, Mexico, while trying to reach the U.S.-Mexico border in 2015. (CNS photo/Edgard Garrido, Reuters)
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Rhina Guidos - Catholic News Service January 05, 2018
Bishop Mark J. Seitz of El Paso, Texas, said he worries for families in which some members are U.S. citizens and others have a less permanent immigration status.
Bishop Thanh Thai Nguyen is seen in this undated photo. He entered the country as a young refugee from Vietnam in 1973. (CNS photo/courtesy Diocese of St. Augustine)
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Rhina Guidos - Catholic News Service December 28, 2017
Bishop Nguyen was forced to flee his native country as a seminarian, spending 18 days at sea without food or water.