Pope Francis canonises Óscar Romero and Pope Paul VI
The Guardian -

Romero, assassinated hero of the Latin American left, and Paul, who cemented church’s opposition to contraception, among seven new saints

Pope Francis on Sunday made saints of two of the most contentious Roman Catholic figures of the 20th century – murdered Salvadoran archbishop Óscar Romero and Pope Paul VI, who reigned over one of the church’s most turbulent eras and enshrined its opposition to contraception.

In a ceremony before tens of thousands of people in St Peter’s Square, Francis...


Related Articles