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Pope St. Paul VI gets feast day

VATICAN CITY (CNS): Pope Francis approved putting Pope St. Paul VI on the Church’s General Roman Calendar, the universal schedule of holy days and feast days for the Latin rite of the Catholic Church. The celebration is as an optional—not obligatory— memorial to be observed on May 29.
 
The decree, was issued by the Congregation for Divine Worship and the Sacraments on January 25 and published by the Vatican of February 6 the feast of the Conversion of St. Paul, the apostle.
 

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Six new saints as the synod progresses

VATICAN (Agencies): During the 2007 assembly of the conference of Latin American bishops in Aparecida, Brazil, a priest asked Jorge Mario Cardinal Bergoglio of Buenos Aires, what he thought about the slain Bishop Oscar Romero. Bergoglio reportedly said that “to me (Romero) is a saint and a martyr … If I were pope, I would have already canonised him.” Now he is the pope and he will do so on October 14.
 

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