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Recognition of the martyrdom of Archbishop Oscar Romero

The Holy Father Francis has authorized the Congregation for the Causes of Saint to promulgate a decree of martyrdom for the Servant of God Oscar Arnulfo Romero y Galdamez. Archbishop Romero (El Salvador: 1917-1980) was assassinated out of hatred for the faith on March 24, [...]
Tags: Friendship, Church, Beatification, El Salvador, Pope Francis
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Highlights of Alvaro del Portillo's Beatification

Video. A 36 min. video with highlights from the events in Madrid and Rome for the beatification of Alvaro del Portillo. The Solemn Mass was celebrated by Cardinal Angelo Amato on September 27, 2014. It was attended by more than two hundred thousand of faithful. [...]
Tags: Alvaro del Portillo, Church, Beatification
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Pope Francis beatifies Paul VI

Video. (Rome Reports). It was a symbolic morning at the Vatican which was led by three Popes: Pope Francis declared Paul VI blessed, accompanied by Pope Emeritus Benedict XVI. Benedict XVI, although frail, followed the ceremony attentively. In front of thousands of people, the Pope [...]
Tags: Church, Pope, Pope Benedict XVI, Pope Paul VI, Beatification, Rome, Pope Francis
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A joyful, crowded 21st century pilgrimage

By Carolyn Moynihan www.mercatornet.com. Recently the Pew Research Centre reported that nearly three-quarters of the American public sees the influence of religion waning. The headline, which I saw on my phone a couple of weeks later, made me smile because I was on my way home [...]
Tags: Alvaro del Portillo, Faith, Church, Beatification
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Photo gallery – Beatification of Don Alvaro del Portillo, 2014

September 27, 2014. Here are a few photos of the different events around the beatification of Don Alvaro del Portillo, the first successor of Saint Josemaría.
Tags: Joy, Alvaro del Portillo, Church, Beatification, Rome
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Audience with Pope Francis

About 15,000 people out of those who came to Rome to celebrate the beatification of Alvaro del Portillo attended of the papal audience with Pope Francis this morning. The beatification took place in Madrid on 27 September. By attending the audience, these faithful wanted to [...]
Tags: Gratitude, Alvaro del Portillo, Church, family, Beatification
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Pope greets pilgrims celebrating beatification of Blessed Álvaro del Portillo

Video. (Rome Reports). During his greetings at the General Audience, the Pope addressed the members of Opus Dei who were on pilgrimage in Rome to give thanks for the beatification of Álvaro del Portillo. As soon as he ended the audience, he greeted Bishop Javier Echevarría, [...]
Tags: Alvaro del Portillo, Beatification, Rome, Pope Francis
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Helping others

Video. Bishop Álvaro: "A child of God has to be concerned with loving everyone, with understanding everyone, with being affectionate with everyone"
Tags: Alvaro del Portillo, Charity, Solidarity, Beatification
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Thanks everyone

Thanks everyone.
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He knew how to serve people in different circumstances

Video. In this interview with EWTN, Bishop Javier Echevarria, the Prelate of Opus Dei, reflects on the life of Alvaro del Portillo, who was beatified in Madrid on Sept. 27.
Tags: Alvaro del Portillo, Church, Javier Echevarria, Opus Dei, Beatification