Rosa Chávez, Gregorio
Order in College: Cardinal Priest
With Title: Santissimo Sacramento a Tor de' Schiavi
Native Country: El Salvador
Appointed by: Francis on 28 September 2017
Ecclesiastical Office:  Titular Bishop of Mulli, Auxiliary Bishop of San Salvador 
Papal Elector: Eligible; Ineligible on 3 September 2022

Cardinal Rosa Chávez was born 3 September 1942, in Sociedad, El Salvador. He completed his philosophical and theological studies at the San José de la Montańa Central Seminary in San Salvador (1962-1964; 1966-1969). He graduated from the Catholic University of Leuven, Belgium (1973-1976), with a license in social communications. In 1965 he served at the Minor Seminary of the Diocese of San Miguel. He was ordained a priest on 24 January 1970 at the Cathedral of San Miguel, in El Salvador. He has served as episcopal secretary of the Diocese of San Miguel (1970-1973), parish priest of the Church of the Rosary in the Diocese of San Miguel (1970-1973), director of the social media Radio Paz e Semanario Chaparrastique (1971-1973), spiritual assistant to various lay apostolates (1970-1973), rector of the Central Seminary of Montańa di San Salvador (1977-1982), and member of the Board of the Organization of Seminaries of Latin America (1979-1982). On 17 February 1982, he was appointed Auxiliary Bishop of the Archdiocese of San Salvador and titular Bishop of Mulli, and ordained Bishop on 3 July 1982. He currently serves as parish priest of the Church of San Francisco in San Salvador, and as president of Caritas for Latin America and the Caribbean and of the national Caritas.