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Oscar Romero was beatified in May (AP)

Pope Francis made the remarks to a group of Salvadoran pilgrims

In this Feb. 5, 2014 photo, Pope Francis meets Argentine Lidia Guerrero in St. Peter's Square at the Vatican. (L'Osservatore Romano/Pool Photo via AP)

Lidia Guerrero is hopeful Pope Francis will put across her son’s case when he visits the United States next month

Pope Francis (Photo: CNS)

Francis exhorts new bishops to ‘love the people that God has given you’

The Vatican said that the motive was unknown (CNS)

The man is currently being treated in hospital for severe burns