In his role as Vicar General, Monsignor Ricardo Urioste was one of the closest collaborators of Oscar Romero, the archbishop of San Salvador who was martyred for the faith in 1980 and beatified two years ago. And this monsignor has some stories to tell. Among the most fascinating involve details surrounding the day Romero was… Continue reading Insides that didn't decompose – and other stunning facts about Oscar Romero
Italian layman Joseph Mayr-Nusser who refused to take the Hitler oath was beatified March 18 in his home town of Bolsano. In 1944, Mayr-Nusser, a Catholic husband and father, refused to take the oath of allegiance to Hitler after being drafted into the German army. He died on the way to Dachau concentration camp, to… Continue reading This man was killed for defying Hitler – and now he's been beatified.