Vatican City, 16 July 2014 (VIS) – The Holy Father has:
- appointed Bishop Tarcisio Scaramussa, S.D.B., auxiliary of the archdiocese of Sao Paulo, as coadjutor bishop of Santos, Brazil.
- appointed Bishop Juan Carlos Vera Plasencia, M.S.C., prelate of the territorial prelature of Caraveli, Peru, as military ordinary of Peru (priests 77, religious 14), Peru.
- appointed Archbishop Bernardito C. Auza, Holy See permanent observer to the United Nations (UN) as Holy See permanent observer to the Organisation of American States (OAS).
- appointed the following as consultors, for a five-year period, of the Congregation for the Institutes of Consecrated Life and the Societies of Apostolic Life: Archbishop Bruno Forte of Chieti-Vasto, Italy; Archbishop Angelo Vincenzo Zani, Italy, secretary of the Congregation for Catholic Education; Sister Marcella Farina, F.M.A., ordinary lecturer in fundamental and systematic theology at the Pontifical Faculty of Science of Education “Auxilium”, Rome; Fr. Jose Cristo Rey Garcia Paredes, C.M.F., vice director of the Theological Institute of Religious Life of Madrid, Spain; Fr. Robert J. Gesinger, S.J., lecturer in canon law at the Pontifical Gregorian University, procurer general of the Society of Jesus, Rome; Fr. Loic-Marie Le Bot, O.P., dean of the faculty of canon law of the Catholic Institute of Toulouse, France; Sister Maria Domenica Melone, S.F.A., rector of the Pontifical University “Antonianum”, Rome; Fr. Pier Luigi Nava, S.M.M., lecturer in formation in consecrated life in the Pontifical Faculty of Science of Education “Auxilium”, Rome; Fr. Jesu Maria James Pudumai Doss, S.D.B., extraordinary lecturer in the faculty of canon law in the Salesian Pontifical University, Rome; Fr. Bruno Secondin, O. Carm., ordinary lecturer emeritus in modern spirituality and foundations of spiritual life at the Pontifical Gregorian University, Rome; Fr. Yuji Sugawara, S.J., dean of the faculty of canon law at the Pontifical Gregorian University, Rome; Elena Lucia Bolchi, member of the Ordo Virginum of the archdiocese of Milan, patron of the Lombard Regional Ecclesiastical Tribunal, Milan, Italy; Lourdes Gross Garcia, M. Id., director of the secretary of the Spanish Episcopal Commission for Consecrated Life, Madrid, Spain.