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Tuesday, January 24, 2006


VATICAN CITY, JAN 24, 2006 (VIS) - The Holy Father appointed:

 - Msgr. Victor Manuel Ochoa Cadavid of the clergy of the archdiocese of Medellin, Colombia, official at the Pontifical Commission for Latin America, as auxiliary of the archdiocese of Medellin (area 708, population 3,012,847, Catholics 2,625,494, priests 909, permanent deacons 39, religious 3,661). The bishop-elect was born in Bello, Colombia in 1962 and ordained a priest in 1986.

 - Msgr. Nicola Girasoli, counsellor at the apostolic nunciature to Argentina, as apostolic nuncio to Zambia and Malawi, at the same time raising him to the dignity of archbishop. The archbishop-elect was born in Ruvo, Italy in 1957 and ordained a priest in 1980.

 - Msgr. Jean Laffitte, under-secretary of the Pontifical Council for the Family, as vice president of the Pontifical Academy for Life.
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