Could politics taint slain Salvadoran Bishop Romero's path to sainthood?

February 3, 2015 5:54 PM

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Pope Francis today approved the beatification of Salvadoran Archbishop Oscar Romero, murdered in 1980. In the lead-up to March national elections, politicians from opposing parties are drumming up memories - good and bad - of Romero.

It was inevitable that the recent progress towards the beatification of slain Archbishop Oscar Romero by the Roman Catholic church would become embroiled in politics as El Salvador approaches national elections. I say it was "inevitable," because one of the main political parties, , was founded by ,...

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