Salvadorans flock to honor beloved Archbishop on path to sainthood

by Elisabeth Malkin

Procession in San Salvador honoring Archbishop Romero. Photo: Rodrigo Arangua/Agence France-Presse — Getty Images

SAN SALVADOR — Tens of thousands of people filled the streets of El Salvador’s capital on Saturday to celebrate the beatification of Óscar Romero, an archbishop who walked with his people in poverty and was killed after denouncing it.