Cardinal Oscar Rodriguez

ND Energy | November 3, 2015

Cardinal Oscar Rodriguez of Honduras will visit the University of Notre Dame on Thursday (Nov. 5) for a conversation on Laudato Sí’ and the Synod on the Family. The event, sponsored by the Center for Social Concerns, will take place at 4:30 p.m. in the Annenberg Auditorium of the Snite Museum of Art and is open to the public.

Rodriguez was appointed archbishop of Tegucigalpa, Honduras, in 1993 and was elevated to cardinal — the first from Honduras — in 2001. He served as president of the Latin American Episcopal Conference from 1995 to 1999 and president of Caritas Internationalis, a global federation of Catholic charitable groups, from 2007 until May of this year. In April 2013, Pope Francis appointed Cardinal Rodriguez to the unprecedented nine-member Council of Cardinals, formed in order to advise the pope on a broad range of issues.

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 by Daily Domer Staff

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