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Pope Francis Announces His Intention to Canonize Junipero Serra

The pope will be in the US in September for a world gathering of Catholic families and plans to canonize the "great evangelizer."

Click here for a full article:http://www.reuters.com/article/2015/01/15/us-pope-philippines-serra-idUSKBN0KO1BF20150115

New Orleans Welcomes a New Auxiliary Bishop

Pope Francis has named, Fr. Fernand Cheri III, OFM, as auxiliary bishop to New Orleans, the first African American priest to be named bishop in 8 years.

Click here for a full article: http://whispersintheloggia.blogspot.com/2015/01/the-drought-is-over-pope-taps-prodigal.html

Vatican Theologians Declare Oscar Romero a Martyr

On Friday January 9th, authorities in Rome declared that Salvadoran Archbishop Oscar Romero was assassinated as a martyr for the Catholic faith, a pivotal step forward in the sainthood process.

The CCTC, along with CCS, will celebrate the 35th anniversary of Archbishop Romero's martyrdom with a series of events in March. Follow this link for more information about the week of events to celebrate Romero's Life and Legacy: http://www.sandiego.edu/cctc/events/index.php

Click here for a full article: http://ncronline.org/news/people/report-Vatican-theologians-declare-Romero-martyr

Click here for an article onf Archbishop Romero, martyrdom, and ecumenism: https://www.commonwealmagazine.org/blog/archbishop-romero-martyrdom-and-ecumenism

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