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.
Preparations are underway for Pope Francis' visit to the Philippines, which takes place from January 15th-19th, 2015. This week, the Catholic Bishop's Conference of the Philippines published the official website of the visit.