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El Salvador: Beatifications inspire hopes among US Salvadorans

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ALEJANDRA MOLINA, of Religion News Service, reports on hopes in the US that as El Savadoran martyrs move one step closer to sainthood, Salvadorans living in the United States hope the designation could inspire the Catholic Church to center the poor and marginalised…

Two priests, two lay people beatified in El Salvador

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San Salvador, El Salvador AP The Roman Catholic Church beatified two priests and two lay people Saturday, all victims of right-wing death squads during El Salvador’s civil war. Rev Rutilio Grande, a Jesuit priest killed alongside friends Manuel Solorzano and teenager Nelson Lemus on 12th March, 1977, was known for his ministry to the poor […]