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Salvadorans Celebrate Slain Archbishop Romero's Beatification

Huge crowds of Salvadorans filled a square in El Salvador's capital Saturday for a ceremony to beatify Roman Catholic Archbishop Oscar Romero, who was slain 35 years ago and declared a martyr for his faith this year by Pope Francis. It is the first step toward possible canonization, although many of the 260,000-plus faithful anticipated to fill the capital's Savior of the World Plaza already credit him with miracles and refer to him as "Saint Romero of the...

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