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Salvadoran Archbishop Oscar Romero was killed in the hatred of the faith 35 years ago today

Oscar Romero was beatified in May (AP)

Cardinal Vincent Nichols speaks at ecumenical service for Oscar Romero

Romero’s case shows how deeply entrenched John Paul’s reforms to saint-making have become

Italian newspaper reports that date of beatification ceremony for Salvadoran archbishop killed in ‘hatred of the faith’ has been set

Archbishop Romero ‘is very much loved by a majority of Salvadorans, but hated by a small minority,’ says campaign group

From the moment Archbishop Romero was killed it was seen by the people in the parishes of El Savador as martyrdom

Archbishop from El Salvador was ‘killed in hatred of the Faith’, says Vatican