A top Vatican official and humanitarian leader has received a prestigious award from the University of Dayton.
Tuesday night, U.D. awarded Cardinal Oscar Andrés Rodríguez Maradiaga of Honduras with the Archbishop Oscar Romero Human Rights Award.
Romero was a prominent Roman Catholic priest in El Salvador during the 1960s and 1970s. He spoke out on behalf of the poor and repressed after witnessing human rights violations.