Archbishop Oscar Romero canonized
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Archbishop Oscar Romero canonized

Archbishop Oscar Romero canonized

An art installation of Archbishop Oscar Romero is displayed in the hall of the Cathedral of Our Lady of the Angels in downtown Los Angeles, where a special Mass was said for the priest who was assassinated in 1980.

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Archbishop Oscar Romero canonized

A mural of Archbishop Oscar Romero seems to bless pedestrians waiting to cross Pico Boulevard in an area known as Oscar Romero Square in Los Angeles.

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Archbishop Oscar Romero canonized

Oscar Levi Dominguez, 45, president and founder of El Salvador Community Corridor, holds a scarf with an image of Archbishop Oscar Romero on Vermont Avenue. The scarf carries a quote from Romero: “Martyrdom is a grace that I do not believe I deserve." 

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Archbishop Oscar Romero canonized

Many Salvadorans and other worshipers celebrate a special Mass for Archbishop Oscar Romero at the Cathedral of Our Lady of the Angels in L.A.

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Archbishop Oscar Romero canonized

Mass is celebrated at the Cathedral of Our Lady of the Angels on Sunday to commemorate the canonization of Archbishop Oscar Romero. 

 (Maria Alejandra Cardona / Los Angeles Times)
Archbishop Oscar Romero canonized

Oscar Levi Dominguez, 45, president and founder of El Salvador Community Corridor, wears a scarf with an image of Archbishop Oscar Romero on Vermont Avenue in Los Angeles.

 (Genaro Molina / Los Angeles Times)
Archbishop Oscar Romero canonized

Women sell their wares underneath a mural of Archbishop Oscar Romero in an area known as Oscar Romero Square, at Pico Boulevard and Vermont Avenue in L.A.

 (Genaro Molina / Los Angeles Times)
Archbishop Oscar Romero canonized

A young boy dances as a special Mass is celebrated at the Cathedral of Our Lady of the Angels on Sunday to commemorate the canonization of Archbishop Oscar Romero.

 (Maria Alejandra Cardona / Los Angeles Times)
Archbishop Oscar Romero canonized

Nuns await the canonization ceremony of Salvadoran Archbishop Oscar Romero and Pope Paul VI, held by Pope Francis in St. Peter’s Square in Vatican City on Sunday.

 (Antonio Masiello / For The Times)
Archbishop Oscar Romero canonized

A group of jubilant nuns from Nigeria await the canonization ceremony of Salvadoran Archbishop Oscar Romero and Pope Paul VI at St. Peter’s Square on Sunday.

 (Antonio Masiello / For The Times)
Archbishop Oscar Romero canonized

Norma Portillo, center, 52, of El Salvador awaits the canonization of Archbishop Oscar Romero along with Romero’s niece, Guadalupe Romero, second from left.

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Archbishop Oscar Romero canonized

Guadalupe Romero, center, and others from El Salvador await the canonization of her late uncle, Archbishop Oscar Romero.

 (Antonio Masiello / For The Times)
Archbishop Oscar Romero canonized

Salvadorans who traveled to Vatican City hold up an image of Archbishop Oscar Romero as they await his canonization ceremony Sunday.

 (Antonio Masiello / For The Times)
Archbishop Oscar Romero canonized

Pilgrims celebrate as they pack St. Peter’s Square in Vatican City for the canonization of Archbishop Oscar Romero and Pope Paul VI on Sunday.

 (Antonio Masiello / For The Times)
Archbishop Oscar Romero canonized

Archbishop Oscar Romero and Pope Paul VI were canonized at the Vatican on Sunday.

 (Antonio Masiello / For The Times)
Archbishop Oscar Romero canonized

Nuns await the canonization ceremony of Archbishop Oscar Romero and Pope Paul VI in St. Peter’s Square on Sunday.

 (Antonio Masiello / For The Times)
Archbishop Oscar Romero canonized

Pope Francis is shown during the canonization ceremony of Archbishop Oscar Romero and Pope Paul VI in St. Peter’s Square.

 (Antonio Masiello / For The Times)
Archbishop Oscar Romero canonized

Crowds pack St. Peter’s Square in Vatican City for the canonization ceremony Sunday.

 (Antonio Masiello / For The Times)
Archbishop Oscar Romero canonized

The canonization ceremony of Archbishop Oscar Romero and Pope Paul VI in Vatican City on Sunday.

 (Antonio Masiello / For The Times)
Archbishop Oscar Romero canonized

Pope Francis greets the faithful after the canonization ceremony of Archbishop Oscar Romero and Pope Paul VI in St. Peter’s Square.

 (Antonio Masiello / For The Times)
Archbishop Oscar Romero canonized

Pope Francis during the canonization ceremony of Archbishop Oscar Romero and Pope Paul VI in St. Peter’s Square on Sunday.

 (Antonio Masiello / For The Times)
Archbishop Oscar Romero canonized

Pope Francis during the canonization ceremony of Archbishop Oscar Romero and Pope Paul VI in St. Peter’s Square on Sunday.

 (Antonio Masiello / For The Times)
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