Mexican-born prelate of the Catholic Church in the United States who was made Archbishop of Los Angeles in 2011.
He graduated from the National University of Mexico in 1975 where he earned a Bachelor's degrees in Accounting and Philosophy.
He is the first Hispanic to serve as Archbishop of Los Angeles, as well as the highest ranking Hispanic bishop in the United States.
He has four sisters.
He was made the Archdiocese of Denver and titular bishop of Belali by Pope John Paul II in 2001.