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Thursday, January 20, 2011


VATICAN CITY, 20 JAN 2011 (VIS) - Made public today was a Letter, written in Latin and dated 28 December 2010, in which the Holy Father appoints Cardinal Zenon Grocholewski, prefect of the Congregation for Catholic Education, as his special envoy to celebrations marking the fourth centenary of the foundation of the "Santo Tomas" Pontifical University in Manila, Philippines, due to take place on 28 January 2011.

  Also made public were the names of the members of the mission that will accompany Cardinal Grocholewski on his mission. They are Fr. Isidro C. Abano O.P., executive director of the committee for the fourth centenary of the "Santo Tomas" University, and Fr. Lorenz Moises J. Festin, dean of studies at the philosophy department of the "San Carlos" Seminary in Manila.
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VATICAN CITY, 20 JAN 2011 (VIS) - The Holy Father today received in separate audiences:

 - Cardinal Ivan Dias, prefect of the Congregation for the Evangelisation of Peoples.

 - Cardinal Ennio Antonelli, president of the Pontifical Council for the Family.

 - Cardinal Velasio De Paolis C.S., president of the Prefecture for the Economic Affairs of the Holy See.

 - Archbishop Adolfo Tito Yllana, apostolic nuncio to the Democratic Republic of Congo.
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