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Oklahoma Priest On Path To Possible Sainthood

Father Stanley Rother baptizes a child in Guatemala. (Archdiocese of Oklahoma City)
Father Stanley Rother baptizes a child in Guatemala. (Archdiocese of Oklahoma City)

On Saturday the Catholic church will beatify a priest from Okarche, Oklahoma. Three assailants murdered the Rev. Stanley Rother in Guatemala in 1981 during that country’s civil war. Pope Francis declared last year that Rother is a martyr, setting the stage for him to possibly become a saint.

Jacob McCleland ( @jacobmccleland) from member station KGOU reports.

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