22 May 2015

Romero Excitement Builds - UPDATED I & II

Ahead of the ceremony of beatification on Sunday in El Salvador, excitement and column inches have been building in relation to the slain Archbishop Oscar Romero (as an aside this writer was at a priestly ordination during the weekend and Blessed Oscar was included in the Liturgy of the Saints!).


We will be posting links to articles over the next couple of days so check back to this post from time to time:
CNS - check out their Facebook page for photos from San Salvador
Zenit - Preparations Underway for Archbishop Romero's Upcoming Beatification
Zenit - other articles from archive about Romero
Jesuits in Britain - Blessed Oscar Romero - a faith that does justice
The New Yorker - The Beatification of Óscar Romero 
CNS - At Romero’s beatification, offertory includes document of war’s atrocities 
CNS - As violence spirals, Salvadorans look to Archbishop Romero as example
Catholic Herald - Caritas names Oscar Romero as patron saint
Crux - Beatification of El Salvador’s Oscar Romero a turning point for Catholicism
Salt + Light - will broadcast the beatification ceremony and also have links to other articles on their site
Ecumenical News - El Salvador in high spirits as Romero beatification draws near
ICN - CAFOD celebrates beatification of heroic Romero
NCR - Nuns who cared for Oscar Romero's relics wonder what will happen to them
NCR - Violence, culture of impunity still plague El Salvador


Catholic Herald - The final 24 hours of a martyr
America Magazine - Resources for Romero
Blessed Romero’s Feast Day will be March 24 
Huffington Post - Honoring Oscar Romero of El Salvador
Oscar Romero – Option for the Poor
Irish Conference of Bishops resources - Beatification of Archbishop Oscar Romero


Community of San'Edigio - Beatification of Mons Oscar Romero
CNS - Archbishop Romero: Symbol of church leaders’ efforts to protect flocks
Jesuits in Ireland - ‘They will never silence us’
The Archbishop Romeo Trust (in the UK)
Crux - My doubts about Oscar Romero
Aleteia - Ending the Speculation About Oscar Romero, A Martyr for the Gospel
Catholic Herald - Why did Romero have enemies at the Vatican?
NCR - Does Romero's beatification signal where Francis is leading the church?
US Catholic - On the eve of his beatification, a song for Oscar Romero