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Wednesday, January 5, 2011

OTHER PONTIFICAL ACTS

VATICAN CITY, 5 JAN 2011 (VIS) - The Holy Father:

 - Accepted the resignation from the office of auxiliary of the diocese of Warszawa-Praga, Poland, presented by Bishop Stanislaw Kedziora, upon having reached the age limit.

 - Appointed Msgr. Andrew Jagaye Karnley of the clergy of the archdiocese of Monrovia, Liberia, former apostolic administrator "sede vacante", as bishop of Cape Palmas (area 31,760, population 432,000, Catholics 35,000, priests 13, religious 18), Liberia. The bishop-elect was born in Jawejeh, Liberia in 1967 and ordained a priest in 1995.

 - Appointed Msgr. Geremias Steinmetz of the clergy of the diocese of Palmas - Francisco Beltrao, Brazil, vicar general, as bishop of Paranavai (area 8,699, population 252,000, Catholics 214,500, priests 43, religious 78), Brazil. The bishop-elect was born in Sulina, Brazil in 1965 and ordained a priest in 1991.

 - Appointed Msgr. Laurent Dognin of the clergy of the diocese of Nanterre, France, vicar general, as auxiliary of the archdiocese of Bordeaux (area 10,000, population 1,376,000, Catholics 1,097,000, priests 237, permanent deacons 17, religious 456), France. The bishop-elect was born in Paris, France in 1953 and ordained a priest in 1980.

 - Appointed Archbishop Luigi Travaglino, apostolic nuncio, as permanent observer of the Holy See to the United Nations Organisations for Food and Agriculture (FAO, IFAD and WFP).

 - Appointed Msgr. Segundo Tejado Munoz, official of the Pontifical Council "Cor Unum", as under secretary of the same dicastery.

 - Appointed Miguel A. L. Nicolelis, professor of neurosciences at Duke University in Durham, U.S.A., as an ordinary member of the Pontifical Academy of Sciences.

 - Appointed as members of the Pontifical Council for Health Pastoral Care: Cardinal George Pell, archbishop of Sydney, Australia; Cardinal Jean Baptiste Pham Minh Man, archbishop of Than-Pho Ho Chi Minh, Vietnam; Cardinal Stanislaw Dziwisz, archbishop of Krakow, Poland; Archbishop Bernard Blasius Moras of Bangalore, India; Bishop Patricio H. Alo of Mati, Philippines; Bishop Rafael Palmero Ramos of Orihuela Alicante, Spain; Stefan Regmunt, Bishop of Zielona Gora Gorzow, Poland; Bishop Luis Artemio Flores Calzada of Valle de Chalco, Mexico; Fr. Renato Salvatore M.I., superior general of the Clerks Regular Ministers to the Sick; Br. Donatus Forkan O.H., prior general of the Hospitaller Order of St. John of God; Br. Mario Bonora P.S.D.P., president of the hospital "Sacro Cuore Don Calabria" of Negrar, Verona, and national president of the Association of Social-Healthcare Institutes   Aris, Italy; Sr. Maria Maurizia Giovanna Biancucci R.S.V., superior general of the Benedictine Congregation of the Reparatrix Sisters of the Holy Face of Our Lord Jesus Christ; Sr. Maria Luisa Colombo S.D.C., of the Sisters of Charity of St. Jeanne-Antide Thouret; Gian Carlo Cesana, member of the academic committee of the "Scuola di Direzione in Sanita" of the Italian region of Lombardy; Andrea Riccardi, founder of the Sant'Egidio Community; Jose Maria Simon Castellvi, president of the International Federation of the Association of Catholic Media   F.I.A.M.C., Spain; Piero Uroda, president of the International Federation of Catholic Pharmacists   F.I.P.C., Italy, and Marylee J. Meehan, president of the International Catholic Committee of Nurses and Medical-Social Assistants   C.I.C.I.A.M.S., U.S.A.

 - Appointed as consultors of the Pontifical Council for Health Pastoral Care: Archbishop Bishop Domenico Calcagno, secretary of APSA and president of FAS, Vatican City; Archbishop Piergiuseppe Vacchelli, adjunct secretary of the Congregation for the Evangelisation of Peoples and president of the Pontifical Missionary Works; Archbishop Luis Francisco Ladaria Ferrer, secretary of the Congregation for the Doctrine of the Faith; Archbishop Bishop Peter Liu Cheng-Chung of Kaohsiung, Taiwan; Bishop Jean Laffitte, secretary of the Pontifical Council for the Family; Msgr. Livio Melina, president of the John Paul II Pontifical Institute for Studies on Marriage and the Family; Msgr. Andrea Pio Cristiani, founder of the "Shalom" Movement, Italy; Msgr. Krzysztof Jozef Nykiel, official of the Congregation for the Doctrine of the Faith; Msgr. Jacques Suaudeau, official of the Pontifical Academy for Life; Fr. Pierre Jean Welsch, ecclesiastical assistant of the International Federation of Catholic Pharmacists   F.I.P.C., Belgium; Fr. Maurizio Pietro Faggioni O.F.M., international ecclesiastical assistant of the International Federation of the Associations of Catholic Doctors   F.I.A.M.C., Italy; Domenico Arduini, director of the obstetric and gynaecological clinic of Rome's University of Tor Vergata; Filippo Maria Boscia, president of the "Societa Italiana per la Bioetica e i Comitati Etici"   S.I.B.C.E.; Vincenzo Buonomo, dean of the faculty of civil Law at Rome's Pontifical Lateran University; Christoph von Ritter, director of the "Romed Klinik Prien Am Chiemsee", Germany; John M. Haas, president of the National Catholic Bioethics Centre of Philadelphia, U.S.A.; Jean Marie Le Mene, president of the "Fondation Jerome Lejeune" of Paris, France; Massimo Petrini, ordinary professor and vice president of "Camillianum" International Institute of Healthcare Theology, Italy; Jacek Rysz, professor at the faculty of medicine at the University of Lodz, Poland; Roberto Sega, director of general medicine at the hospital of Vimercate, Italy; Antonio G. Spagnolo, director of the institute of bioethics at Rome's Sacred Heart Catholic University; Stanislaw Szczepan Gozdz, director of the oncological hospital of Kielce, Poland; Mario R. Angi, head of preventative ophthalmology at the University of Padua, Italy; Marco Bregni, director of the cancer treatment unit at the hospital of S. Giuseppe in Milan, Italy; Daniel A. Cabezas Gomez, psychiatrist at Rome's "Fatebenefratelli" hospital; Augusto Mosca, medical director at the urological department of Rome's CTO hospital; Fabio Rodia, under director of the second orthopaedic division of Rome's CTO hospital; Kuo Inn Tsou, president of the faculty of medicine at the Fu Jen Catholic University in Taipei, Taiwan, and Rosa Merola, psychologist at Rome's Rebibbia prison.

 - Appointed as members of the Pontifical Council for Promoting New Evangelisation: Cardinal Christoph Schonborn, archbishop of Vienna, Austria; Cardinal Angelo Scola, patriarch of Venice, Italy; Cardinal George Pell, archbishop of Sydney, Australia; Cardinal Josip Bozanic, archbishop of Zagreb, Croatia; Cardinal Marc Ouellet, prefect of the Congregation for Bishops; Cardinal Francisco Robles Ortega, archbishop of Monterrey, Mexico; Cardinal Odilo Pedro Scherer, archbishop of Sao Paulo, Brazil; Cardinal William Joseph Levada, prefect of the Congregation for the Doctrine of the Faith; Cardinal Stanislaw Rylko, president of the Pontifical Council for the Laity; Archbishop Claudio Maria Celli, president of the Pontifical Council for Social Communications; Archbishop Nikola Eterovic, secretary general of the Synod of Bishops; Coadjutor Archbishop Pierre Marie Carre of Montpellier, France; Archbishop Timothy Michael Dolan of New York, U.S.A.; Archbishop Robert Zollitsch of Freiburg im Breisgau, Germany; Archbishop Bruno Forte of Chieti Vasto, Italy; Archbishop Bernard Longley of Birmingham, England; Archbishop Andre Mutien Leonard of Mechelen-Brussels, Belgium; Bishop Adolfo Gonzalez Montes of Almeria, Spain, and Bishop Vincenzo Paglia of Terni Narni Amelia, Italy.
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