Bishops of El Salvador meet Pope Francis on ad Limina visit
(Vatican Radio) Pope Francis on Monday received the Prelates of El Salvador, who are in Rome for their ‘ad Limina Apostolorum’ visit.
Their visit takes place ahead of the March 24th feast day of the former Archbishop of San Salvador, Blessed Oscar Romero, and the 37th anniversary of his assassination by hired gunmen at the height of El Salvador’s civil war.
El Salvador is a Latin American Republic with a population of around 6.5 million people, nearly 80 percent of whom are Catholic.
In an interview with Vatican Radio, Archbishop José Luis Escobar’Alas of San Salvador and President of the Episcopal Conference said the