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

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

The final 24 hours of a martyr

Archbishop Oscar Romero knew that his uncompromising defence of the poor would have only one outcome

Gen Carlos Eugenio Vides Casanova has been accused of human rights abuses during the bloody civil war in El Salvador

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

Postulator says Benedict ‘unblocked’ the Cause two years ago