Catholic Courier

Pope/Vatican

March 27, 2015
Archbishop Oscar Romero
Beatification of Abp. Oscar Romero

CNS photo by Octavio Duran

Pope Francis recently recognized as martyrdom the March 24, 1980, assassination of Archbishop Oscar Romero in a San Salvador hospital chapel as he celebrated Mass. This recognition paved the way for Archbishop Romero’s beatification, which will take place in San Salvador May 23, 2015.

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March 10, 2014
One year with Pope Francis
One year with Pope Francis

Jorge Mario Bergoglio was elected pope by the College of Cardinals on March 13, 2013. These stories take a look back at the Catholic Church's first year with Pope Francis.

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December 12, 2014
2014 year in review
2014 year in review

Here is a recap of some of the biggest news stories to come out of the Vatican in 2014.

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November 9, 2012
Year of Faith: Rediscovering Reconciliation
Year of Faith: Rediscovering Reconciliation
January 4, 2010
Year for Priests 2010
April 1, 2009
St. Paul Jubilee 2009
March 21, 2016
Pope Benedict XVI