Oscar Romero’s Beatification to Be Celebrated With Service, Procession in Los Angeles

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People look at a portrait of Monsignor Oscar Arnulfo Romero at the cathedral of San Salvador on October 26, 2014. (Credit: STR/AFP/Getty Images)

Hundreds of Salvadoran immigrants and social justice advocates are expected to participate in a special service and procession in Los Angeles on Saturday afternoon to celebrate the beatification of slain Salvadoran Archbishop Oscar Romero, taking him one step closer to sainthood.