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Flowers and a message are placed at the home of Fr Jacques Hamel (AP)

The Church today is living in a time of saints, and of martyrs, and I suspect we shall see rather more of both in the coming weeks and years

Iron Maiden stopped in El Salvador on their latest world tour (AP)

The heavy metal band also paid tribute to the murdered priest during a concert in San Salvador

Oscar Romero was beatified in May (AP)

Pope Francis made the remarks to a group of Salvadoran pilgrims

Pope Francis speaks at today's general audience (AP)

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A pilgrim holds a portrait of Archbishop Oscar Romero during beatification (CNS)

The Church has recognised a broad category of martyrs throughout the 20th century

Pilgrims gather for Archbishop Oscar Romero's beatification Mass (CNS)

Note from the Pope is read out at beatification service on Saturday

Francis celebrates Mass on Pentecost Sunday in St Peter's Basilica (AP/Gregorio Borgia)

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Clergy attend the beatification of  Archbishop Oscar Romero in San Salvador (AP Photo/Salvador Melendez)

Vatican cardinal says ‘the memory of Romero continues to live in the poor and the marginalised’

A large canvas depicting Archbishop Oscar Romero hangs on the facade of the National Theater in San Salvador (Photo: CNS)

The Mass will be attended by several heads of state, including the presidents of Ecuador and Panama

Fr Michael Perry will serve a six-year term as head of the Franciscans (CNS photo/Paul Haring)

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