Author Archives: Rhina Guidos

About Rhina Guidos

Associate Editor at Catholic News Service in Washington. You can find me on Twitter @CNS_Rhina

Putting “Laudato Si’” to work

WASHINGTON (CNS) – Before that now famous encyclical came out this week, a group at the Franciscan Monastery of the Holy Land in Washington was already busy putting the spirit of “Laudato Si’” to work — or rather, they were … Continue reading

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A bishop’s commute across the river and into the mountains

Before complaining about the traffic on your way home, you may want to look at Bishop Donald Lippert’s commute in Papua New Guinea, near Australia. Recently, those who follow him on Twitter witnessed the Franciscan Capuchin priest’s trek across a … Continue reading

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Mensaje de Papa Francisco por la beatificacion de Romero

Lettera del Santo Padre Excmo. Mons. José Luis Escobar Alas Arzobispo de San Salvador Presidente de la Conferencia Episcopal de El Salvador Querido Hermano: La beatificación de monseñor Óscar Arnulfo Romero Galdámez, que fue Pastor de esa querida Arquidiócesis, es … Continue reading

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On the eve of Romero’s beatification, drones, fireworks, and a city abuzz

SAN SALVADOR, El Salvador – Four Latin American presidents from neighboring Panama, Ecuador, Honduras and Guatemala and six cardinals are expected to attend tomorrow’s beatification of Salvadoran Archbishop Oscar Romero. The six cardinals are: Oscar Andres Rodriguez Maradiaga, of Honduras, … Continue reading

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A beatification for the 21st century

SAN SALVADOR, El Salvador — If you can’t be in El Salvador for Saturday’s beatification of Archbishop Oscar Romero, not to worry. The Internet will bring it right to you. From Instagram photos, to blogs and tweets, Facebook updates and … Continue reading

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At Romero’s beatification, offertory includes document of war’s atrocities

SAN SALVADOR, El Salvador – One of the offertory items at Saturday’s beatification ceremony of El Salvador’s Archbishop Oscar Romero is a copy of a document generated during the peace accords that ended the country’s 12-year civil war in 1992. … Continue reading

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Red vestments, and a bloodstained relic at Oscar Romero’s beatification

Organizers of the beatification of slain Salvadoran Archbishop Óscar Romero say they expect 200,000 to 260,000 to attend the May 23 event in El Salvador. Archbishop Romero was fatally shot March 24, 1980, as he celebrated Mass. Often invoking the … Continue reading

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