Cardinal Rodriguez receives award from Notre Dame

by Michael O. Garvey

The Notre Dame-Coca-Cola Award for Distinguished Public Service in Latin America was presented to Cardinal Oscar Andrés Rodríguez Maradiaga by Rev. Edward A. Malloy, C.S.C., president of the University, at a Jan. 9 ceremony in Tegucigalpa, Honduras.p. Cardinal Rodríguez, archbishop of Tegucigalpa, had been scheduled to receive the award last November at a Notre Dame conference on liberation theology but was prevented from attending the conference by an accident which left him with a broken leg. Father Malloy presented the award to him while visiting Notre Dame alumni and business, education, and government leaders in Central America.p.

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