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I have locked Romero's NAR and will have it updated shortly. I note there is also a problem with some of the name-title records under Romero, which lack the diacritic in Oscar -- I'll take care of those as well.


Charles Croissant

Pius XII Memorial Library

Saint Louis University




From: Program for Cooperative Cataloging <[log in to unmask]> on behalf of Kathie Coblentz <[log in to unmask]>
Sent: Friday, October 26, 2018 10:38 AM
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Subject: Re: [PCCLIST] Oscar Romero
 
On Tue, 23 Oct 2018 13:23:49 -0500, Ann Heinrichs <[log in to unmask]> wrote:

>Hello -
>
>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!
>
>Ann
>--
>*Ann Heinrichs*
>Metadata/Cataloging Librarian | The Paul Bechtold Library
>Catholic Theological Union
>5401 S. Cornell Ave. | Chicago, IL 60615 | ctu.edu
>
No one answered this?

RDA 9.19.1.2.4 says:

Saint 
Add the term Saint (see 9.6.1.4) 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 9.19.1.4) and title of nobility (see 9.19.1.2.2) or title of religious rank (see 9.19.1.2.3), 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: https://urldefense.proofpoint.com/v2/url?u=https-3A__www.theguardian.com_world_2018_oct_11_salvadoran-2Dpriest-2Doscar-2Dromero-2Dsaint-2Dpope-2Dfrancis-2Dcanonisation&d=DwIFaQ&c=Pk_HpaIpE_jAoEC9PLIWoQ&r=vd3VkJInZogjU4FlL3H7USZuOMJBmEex0l5pud2LyLY&m=cOTJjhUYw9FBuHjOX1PbdBWZWXnyrK7QS2enYUtWXFU&s=846hCzt7EwgXrYdak743hVDRGFRk2hbyxhyOMqJxNAs&e=


You could use that in a 670 to justify the change.

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