In an undated handout photo, the Rev. Stanley Rother is shown at a carnival in Guatemala. Rother, an Oklahoman who was killed in 1981 during Guatemala’s civil war, has been declared a martyr, a step that could clear the way for him to become a saint, the Vatican announced Friday. Archdiocese of Oklahoma City New York Times News Service
In an undated handout photo, the Rev. Stanley Rother is shown at a carnival in Guatemala. Rother, an Oklahoman who was killed in 1981 during Guatemala’s civil war, has been declared a martyr, a step that could clear the way for him to become a saint, the Vatican announced Friday. Archdiocese of Oklahoma City New York Times News Service

Oklahoma priest declared martyr by Catholic Church

December 02, 2016 4:08 PM