He taught chemistry, physics and music at various Salesian colleges in El Salvador, Honduras and Guatemala and was professor of moral theology and ecclesiology at the Salesian Theological Institute, Guatemala, and is currently President of the Episcopal Conference of Honduras and Caritas International.
Whoever takes over, they will need to present to the world, to paraphrase President Obama, an open hand and not a fist, in other words, they need to be signs of compassion in a world that expects them to follow in the footsteps of the carpenter from Nazareth.
Garry O'Sullivan is Editor in Chief of The Irish Catholic newspaper - www.irishcatholic.ie
Log in with your social accounts:
Or, log in with your IrishCentral account:
Don't have an account yet? Register now !
Join IrishCentral with your social accounts:
Already have an account ? Log in
Or, sign up for an IrishCentral account below:
Make sure we gathered the correct information from you
You already have an account on IrishCentral! Please confirm you're the owner.
Our new policy requires our users to save a first and last name. Please update your account: