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They will be canonised during the world Synod of Bishops

The final approval will be later this month

He also paved the way for the canonisation of Pope Paul VI

The heavy metal band also paid tribute to the murdered priest during a concert in San Salvador

The final 24 hours of a martyr

Archbishop Oscar Romero knew that his uncompromising defence of the poor would have only one outcome

Caritas Internationalis adopted the martyr at their conference in Rome

Oscar Romero was beatified in May (AP)

Cardinal Vincent Nichols speaks at ecumenical service for Oscar Romero

Italian newspaper reports that date of beatification ceremony for Salvadoran archbishop killed in ‘hatred of the faith’ has been set

Ruling paves way for archbishop – shot dead while celebrating Mass in 1980 – to be made a saint

It would be ‘wonderful’ if Pakistan’s Minister for Minorities was canonised, says Britain’s most senior cleric