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Pope Francis to meet with Salvadorian delegation

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Pope Francis to meet with Salvadorian delegation

San Salvador, Aug 25 (Prensa Latina) Pope Francis will receive in audience a delegation from El Salvador on the occasion of the anniversary of the canonization of Monsignor Oscar Arnulfo Romero y Galdamez, it was reported here on Thursday.

On October 14, the date of the canonization, the Salvadoran hierarchy asked the head of the Catholic Church for an audience to thank him for the beatification of the four martyrs,” in reference to Priests Rutilio Grande and Cosme Spessotto, and laymen Nelson Lemus and Manuel Solorzano.

According to Father Simeon Reyes, the bishops and delegations from the Diocese of Zacatecoluca, the Franciscan and Jesuit orders will attend the meeting requested by the Episcopal Conference.

The last audience that the supreme pontiff granted to Salvadorans took place on October 15, 2018, one day after having elevated to the altars the first saint of El Salvador.

On that occasion, bishops and government authorities who attended the canonization ceremony in Italy, as well as Salvadorans living abroad and other people who traveled for the event, participated in the ceremony.

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