The reigning archbishop, José Luis Escobar Alas, called the visit a “global event” that could improve the image of the slain Archbishop Romero worldwide. The Salvadorian President Mauricio Funes was also at the event in the Metropolitan Cathedral.
The U.S. President’s visit was part of a Latin American tour designed to improve relations and cooperation.
President Obama’s visit points out that though he disagrees with some of the Papacy’s key principles, he still works with them wherever he can. In this case, he is raising the profile of a Roman Catholic hero. One wonders what the Catholic Church will do for him in exchange.
All the world wondered… Revelation 3:4
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