America Magazine Dec 2 2016 – 10:00am From CNS, Staff and other sources
Pope Francis has recognized the martyrdom of Father Stanley Rother of the Archdiocese of Oklahoma City, making him the first martyr born in the United States.
The Vatican made the announcement Dec. 2. The recognition of his martyrdom clears the way for his beatification.[ more ]
America-The National catholic Review. 2016. Pope Recognizes Martyrdom of Oklahoma Priest Killed in Guatemala. [ONLINE] Available at: http://www.americamagazine.org/issue/pope-recognizes-martyrdom-oklahoma-priest-killed-guatemala. [Accessed 12 December 2016].