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Vatican City -- Pope Francis has cleared the way for Salvadoran Archbishop Oscar Romero to be made a saint in the coming year. The Vatican announced March 7 that the pope approved the declaration of a miracle attributed to Romero's intercession.
Pope Francis has expressed strong support for the canonization of Fr. Rutilio Grande, the martyred Jesuit who is said to have inspired Blessed Oscar Romero.
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