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Cardinal Oscar Rodriguez Maradiaga at a press conference May 12, 2015.

Honduran Cardinal Oscar Rodriguez Maradiaga tests positive for COVID-19

Feb 5, 2021

The Archdiocese of Tegucigalpa said on Thursday that Cardinal Óscar Rodríguez Maradiaga has tested positive for COVID-19 and is “stable and recovering” at a... Read more


Bishop Pineda’s resignation, what it means and what happens next

Jul 20, 2018

By Ed Condon

The resignation of Bishop Juan José Pineda Fasquelle on Friday morning is the latest in a series of episcopal scandals... Read more

Pope Francis speaks with Bishop Juan Pineda during an ad limina visit Sept. 4, 2017.

Honduran auxiliary bishop accused of sexual misconduct resigns

Jul 20, 2018

By Hannah Brockhaus

Pope Francis has accepted the resignation of Juan José Pineda, auxiliary bishop of Tegucigalpa, Honduras, following a Vatican investigation into... Read more

Cardinal Oscar Andrés Rodríguez Maradiaga.

Cardinal Maradiaga responds to allegations of corruption

Dec 22, 2017

By Andrea Gagliarducci

Cardinal Oscar Andrés Rodriguez Maradiaga has rejected accusations of financial mismanagement, and offered an explanation for allegations that he has... Read more

Cardinal Oscar Rodriguez Maradiaga at a press conference May 12, 2015.

Cardinal Maradiaga accused of financial mismanagement

Dec 21, 2017

An Italian media outlet has reported allegations of financial mismanagement on the part of Honduran Cardinal Oscar Maradiaga, although no... Read more

Extraordinary Assembly of Synod of the Bishops on the Family 1, Oct. 2014.

A 'gay lobby' at the Vatican? One cardinal says it's real, and Pope Francis is responding

Jan 13, 2016

By CNA Staff

The influential Cardinal Oscar Maradiaga has acknowledged the presence of a “gay lobby” in the Vatican. In a new interview,... Read more