Cardinal Óscar Andrés Rodríguez Maradiaga SDB (born December 29, 1942) is from Honduras. He is the current Archbishop of Tegucigalpa, most recent past President of Caritas Internationalis and was President of the Latin American Episcopal Conference (CELAM) from 1995 to 1999. Rodríguez was elevated to the cardinalate in 2001. He has visited Notre Dame a number of times, including the CSC. A picture of him playing the saxophone in the Coffee House is on the banner across from the seminar offices. He was the Vatican's spokesman with the International Monetary Fund and the World Bank, on the issue of Third World debt. He has been assigned by Pope Francis to be in charge of the group of 7 Cardinals from around the world to reform the Curia. He is coming to speak on the Pope's encyclical on the environment.
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