The Master of the Order, fr Bruno Cador has appointed fr Luis Javier Rubio Guerrero as his Socius for Latin American and the Caribbean. Fr Luis is from the Province of Mexico. He succeeds fr Javier Pose who was recently elected as the Prior Provincial of the Province of Argentina.
Born in 1967 in the city of San Luis Potosi, fr Luis entered the Order in 1989 and made his first profession in 1991. After his basic studies in Philosophy and Theology, he enrolled at the Pontifical University of Mexico where he specialized in Moral Theology. He also studied Globalization and Christian Thoughts at the Pedro de Crdoba Institute in Santiago de Chile and at the University of Art and Sciences, Chile. On his return to Mexico in 1997, he started teaching at the Convento de Santo Toms.
In his Province, he has served as Master of Theology Students, Regent of Studies and Prior of the Convento de Santo Toms. He was also the president of Fray Francisco de Vitoria Human Rights Center. Before his appointment, he was assigned to the Convento de San Alberto Magno in Mexico City.
Fr Luis Javier has been the Promoter for Formation and Intellectual Life for CIDALC. However, now as the Socius of the Master for Latin America and the Caribbean, he assumes the Presidency of CIDALC.

(21 March 2016)