Tag: Óscar Romero
Pope Francis will wear a blood-stained rope belt which belonged to Romero, who was murdered at the altar, as he leads the ceremony in front of some 60,000 pilgrims.
Paul is perhaps best known for his controversial encyclical Humane Vitae (On Human Life), which included the Church's ban on artificial birth control.
Gaspar Romero lamented the fact that Óscar Romero's murderers were never brought to justice.
Pope Paul VI and Óscar Romero will be granted sainthood.