May 18, 2015. Msgr. Oscar Romero was adopted as a patron of Caritas Internationalis, according to an announcement that came just after the organization's General Assembly in Rome ended. The former Archbishop of San Salvador will be beatified on May 23, more than 35 years after he was assassinated while performing Mass.
The Vatican's foreign minister, Archbishop Dominique Mamberti and Msgr. Alberto Ortega, from the Secretariat of State will also be attending.