A drone flies over a large poster of Archbishop Oscar Romero near the square of the Monument of the Divine Savior in San Salvador, where he will be beatified on Saturday (CNS photo by Rhina Guidos)
SAN SALVADOR, El Salvador – Four Latin American presidents from neighboring Panama, Ecuador, Honduras and Guatemala and six cardinals are expected to attend tomorrow’s beatification of Salvadoran Archbishop Oscar Romero.
The six cardinals are: Oscar Andres Rodriguez Maradiaga, of Honduras, Leopoldo Brenes of Nicaragua, Jaime Ortega of Cuba, Jose Luis Lacunza of Panama, Roger Mahony of the U.S. and Italian Angelo Amato, head of the Congregation for the Causes of Saints, as well as Italian Archbishop Vincenzo Paglia, postulator of Archbishop Romero’s cause.
“There have been people inspired by Romero for 35 years. How do you think they feel right now?” said Father Estefan Turcios, parish priest of El Salvador’s St. Anthony of…
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