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Tuesday, September 18, 2007


VATICAN CITY, SEP 18, 2007 (VIS) - The following prelates died in recent weeks:

 - Bishop Miguel Angel Araujo Iglesias, emeritus of Mondonedo-Ferrol, Spain, on July 22 at the age of 87.

- Bishop Alejo Benedicto Gilligan, emeritus of Nueve de Julio, Argentina, on 17 July at the age of 91.

- Bishop Endre Kovacs O. Cist., former auxiliary of Eger, Hungary, on July 29 at the age of 79.

- Bishop Enrique Pelach y Feliu, emeritus of Abancay, Peru, on July 19 at the age of 89.

- Bishop Felix Pepen y Soliman, former auxiliary of Santo Domingo, Dominican Republic, on July 21 at the age of 87.

- Bishop Hubert Patrick O'Connor O.M.I., emeritus of Prince George, Canada, on July 24 at the age of 79.

- Archbishop Joao Resende Costa S.D.B., emeritus of Belo Horizonte, Brazil, on July 21 at the age of 96.

- Archbishop Lawrence Khai Saen-Phon-On, emeritus of Thare and Nonseng, Thailand, on July 24 at the age of 78.

- Bishop Quirino Adolfo Schmitz O.F.M., emeritus of Teofilo Otoni, Brazil, on July 20 at the age of 88.

- Cardinal Edouard Gagnon P.S.S., president emeritus of the Pontifical Council for the Family and of the Pontifical Committee for International Eucharistic Congresses, on August 25 at the age of 89.

- Cardinal Jean Lustinger, archbishop emeritus of Paris, France, on August 5 at the age of 80.

- Bishop Maximo Andre Biennes T.O.R., emeritus of Sao Luiz de Caceres, Brazil, on August 10 at the age of 86.

- Archbishop Domenico Caloyera O.P., emeritus of Izmir, Turkey, on August 7 at the age of 92.

- Bishop Franco Dalla Valle S.D.B. of Juina, Brazil, on August 2 at the age of 62.

- Bishop Gerard Louis Frey, emeritus of Lafayette, U.S.A., August 16 at the age of 93.

- Bishop Augustine Harris, emeritus of Middlesborough, Great Britain, August 30 at the age of 89.

- Bishop Peter Saburo Hirata P.S.S., emeritus of Fukuoka, Japan, on August 5 at the age of 93.

- Bishop Jose Ramon Santos Iztueta Mendizabal C.P., prelate emeritus of Moyobamba, Peru, on August 27 at the age of 78.

- Bishop Vicente C. Manuel S.V.D., former apostolic vicar of San Jose in Mindoro, Philippines, on August 18 at the age of 68.

- Bishop Lino Vomboemmel O.F.M., emeritus of Santarem, Brazil, on August 6 at the age of 73.

- Archbishop Vicente Angelo Jose Marchetti Zioni, emeritus of Botucatu, Brazil, on August 9 at the age of 95.
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VATICAN CITY, SEP 18, 2007 (VIS) - The annual meeting of university pastoral care workers, promoted by the Catechesis-School-University Commission of the Council of European Episcopal Conferences (CCEE), is due to take place in Zagreb, Croatia, from September 21 to 23.

  According to a communique made public today by the office for pastoral care in universities of the Italian Episcopal Conference (CEI), participants in the meeting "intend to reflect on the prospects for university pastoral care in Europe, with a view to the Bologna Process which will conclude in 2010.

  "The work of the meeting will be opened by Bishop Marek Jedraszewski, vice-president of the CCEE Catechesis-School-University Commission. The work will be coordinated by Msgr. Lorenzo Leuzzi and will examine such questions as: the path of university professors, the European Meeting of University Students 2009, and the formation of university chaplains."

  The focus of the meeting will be a verification of the 'Lineamenta' for university pastoral care guided by Fr. Augustin del Agua, head of pastoral care in universities for the Spanish Episcopal Conference. The meeting will be closed by Cardinal Josip Bozanic, archbishop of Zagreb and vice-president of the CCEE.

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