On Tue, 23 Oct 2018 13:23:49 -0500, Ann Heinrichs <[log in to unmask]
>I sent this query to a smaller list, and it bore no fruit. Thus I am
>sending it to you PCC folks.
>Oscar Romero was canonized a saint on Oct. 14. Does his NAR need to be
>changed? Either by adding "Saint" to the 100 or creating a 400 with "Saint"
>in it? I forgot how these things work. Thanks!
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No one answered this?
RDA 220.127.116.11.4 says:
Add the term Saint (see 18.104.22.168) to the preferred name unless the access point represents a pope or an emperor, empress, king, or queen. Add the term after a fuller form of name (see 22.214.171.124) and title of nobility (see 126.96.36.199.2) or title of religious rank
(see 188.8.131.52.3), as applicable.
So I believe the answer is yes, the NAR should be changed, and changed by adding "Saint" to the 100. The new AAP would be:
Romero, Óscar A. $q (Óscar Arnulfo), $c Saint, $d 1917-1980
His Wikipedia page has a link to the Guardian with the story of his canonization:
You could use that in a 670 to justify the change.
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