A beloved advocate for the poor and fierce critic of El Salvador's brutal military repression, Oscar Romero was long celebrated in his homeland and the United States. Many of his supporters gathered in Vatican City, where the late archbishop was made a saint Sunday.
Spain is still divided over the legacy of its former dictator. But will exhuming his body help the country heal?
For four decades, Spain's former dictator Francisco Franco has been entombed in an imposing mausoleum outside Madrid. Now, as the country continues to wrestle with Franco's legacy, the government is planning to exhume the dictator's body. Not everyone is happy.
Pope Francis is facing particularly intense criticism from a well funded community of conservative Catholics who are loath to his liberal views and now to the church's fumbling over attempts to stamp out sex abuse. History shows the current infighting has nothing on previous church rows.