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He said that his selection reflects the Catholic Church’s universal nature

Police are stepping up patrols and parishes are taking steps to avoid shoot-outs between rival gangs

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

Three nuns and and a lay missionary were abducted and murdered by members of the National Guard

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

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

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