Vatican City, 23 November 2013 (VIS) – In a letter made public today, written in Latin and dated 19 November, the Holy Father nominated Cardinal Walter Brandmuller, deacon of St. Julian of the Flemings, as his special envoy at the commemoration of the 450th anniversary of the Council of Trent, to be held in the cathedral of Trento, Italy on 1 December 2013. The cardinal special envoy will be accompanied by a mission composed of the following members: Msgr. Lodovico Maule, deacon of the metropolitan chapter of Trento, and Msgr. Umberto Giacometti, honorary canon of the same chapter.
Also today was published the letter in which the Pope appointed Cardinal Jorge Liberato Urosa Savino, archbishop of Caracas, Venezuela, as his special envoy to the closing ceremony of the centenary celebrations of the institution of the ecclesiastical province of Managua, Nicaragua, to be held on 2 December. The letter was written in Latin and dated 12 November. The mission accompanying the cardinal will be composed of Rev. Julio Cesar Arana Gonzalez, priest of the parish of St. Judas Tadeo en Managua and judicial vicar of the archdiocese, and Rev. Alfonso Alvarado Lugo, rector of the national shrine of Jesus del Rescaate en Rivas and vicar penitentiary of the diocese.