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Paul Vallely: Romero — a saint by acclamation

The murdered archbishop still sends out a potent message, says Paul Vallely

HEROIC virtue is the term once used to describe the qualities that someone needed to be made a saint. It is difficult not to see that in the person of Oscar Romero, who was martyred 30 years ago on Wednesday, and whose life, work, and death are being celebrated across the globe.

But there is a bit of an irony to the fact that the week of services to mark the anniversary will begin in York Minster and Westminster Abbey. Roman Catholic prelates will be present, and there will be a ...

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