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Full list of Participants of 2015 Synod on the Family released

Bishops gather in the Synod Hall in 2014. - RV

Bishops gather in the Synod Hall in 2014. - RV

15/09/2015 17:40

(VIS) The following is a full and definitive list of the participants in the 14th Ordinary General Assembly of the Synod of Bishops, to be held from 4 to 25 October 2015, on the theme, “The vocation and mission of the family in the Church and the contemporary world”.
 
A. LIST OF SYNOD FATHERS ACCORDING TO ROLE
I. PRESIDENT
Francis, Supreme Pontiff
II. SECRETARY GENERAL
Cardinal Lorenzo Baldisseri
III. DELEGATE PRESIDENTS
Cardinal Andre Vingt-Trois, archbishop of Paris, France
Cardinal Luis Antonio G. Tagle, archbishop of Manila, Philippines
Cardinal Raymundo Damasceno Assis, archbishop of Aparecida, Brazil
Cardinal Wilfrid Fox Napier, O.F.M., archbishop of Durban, South Africa
IV. RAPPORTEUR GENERAL
Cardinal Peter Erdo, archbishop of Esztergom-Budapest, president of the Episcopal Conference, Hungary, president of the Consilium Conferentiarum Episcoporum Europae (C.C.E.E.)
V. SPECIAL SECRETARY
Archbishop Bruno Forte of Chieti-Vasto, Italy
VI. COMMISSION FOR INFORMATION
PRESIDENT
Archbishop Claudio Maria Celli, president of the Pontifical Council for Social Communications, Vatican City
SECRETARY
Fr. Federico Lombardi, S.J., director of the Holy See Press Office, Vatican City
VII. FROM THE ORIENTAL CATHOLIC CHURCHES
Synod of the Coptic Catholic Church
ex officio
His Beatitude Ibrahim Isaac Sedrak, Patriarch of Alexandria of the Copts, head of the Synod of the Coptic Catholic Church.
Synod of the Greek-Melkite Catholic Church
ex officio
His Beatitude Gregoire III Laham, B.S., Patriarch of Antioch of the Greek-Melkites, head of the Synod of the Greek-Melkite Catholic Church.
ex electione
Archbishop Georges Bacouni of Akka, St. John of Acri, Ptolemaida of the Greek-Melkites.
Synod of the Syriac Catholic Church
ex officio
His Beatitude Ignace Youssif III Younan, Patriarch of Antioch of the Syrians, head of the Synod of the Syriac Catholic Church
Synod of the Maronite Church
ex officio
His Beatitude Cardinal Bechara Boutros Rai, O.M.M., Patriarch of Antioch of the Maronites, head of the Synod of the Maronite Church.
ex electione
Bishop Antoine Nabil Andari, auxiliary and syncellus of Joubbe, Sarba and Jounieh of the Maronites, president of the Episcopal Commission for the Family and Life.
Bishop Antoine Tarabay, O.L.M., of Saint Maron of Sydney of the Maronites.
Synod of the Chaldean Church
ex officio
His Beatitude Louis Raphael I Sako, Patriarch of Babylon of the Chaldeans, head of the Synod of the Chaldean Church.
Synod of the Armenian Catholic Church
ex officio
His Beatitude Gregoire Pierre XX Ghabroyan, Patriarch of Cilicia of the Armenians, head of the Synod of the Armenian Catholic Church.
Synod of the Ukrainian Greek-Catholic Church
ex officio
His Beatitude Sviatoslav Shevchuk, major archbishop of Kyiv-Halyc, head of the Synod of the Ukrainian Greek-Catholic Church.
ex electione
Bishop Hlib Borys Sviatoslav Lonchyna of Holy Family of London of the Byzantine Ukrainians.
Bishop Borys Gudziak of Saint Vladimir-Le-Grand of Paris of the Byzantine Ukrainians.
Synod of the Syro-Malabar Church
ex officio
His Beatitude Cardinal George Alencherry, major archbishop of Ernakulam-Angamaly of the Syro-Malabars, president of the Synod of the Syro-Malabar Church.
ex electione
Bishop Joseph Kallarangatt of Palai of the Syro-Malabars.
Archbishop Andrews Thazhath of Trichur of the Syro-Malabars.
Synod of the Syro-Malankara Church
ex officio
His Beatitude Cardinal Baselios Cleemis Thottunkal, major archbishop of Trivandrum of the Syro-Malankarites, head of the Synod of the Syro-Malankara Church.
Synod of the Romanian Church
ex designatione
Bishop Mihai Catalin Fratile of St. Basil the Great of Bucarest of the Romanians.
Council of the Ethiopian Church
ex officio
Cardinal Berhaneyesus Demerew Souraphiel, C.M., president of the Episcopal Conference, metropolitan archbishop of Addis Abeba, president of the Council of the Ethiopian Church.
Council of the Church Ruthenian, U.S.A.
ex officio
Archbishop William Charles Skurla, metropolitan of Pittsburg of the Byzantines, president of the council of the Ruthenian Church.
Council of the Slovak Church
ex officio
Archbishop Jan Babjak, S.J., metropolitan of Presov for Catholics of Byzantine rite, president of the Council of the Slovak Church.
Council of the Eritrean Church
ex officio
Archbishop Menghesteab Tesfamarian, M.C.C.J., metropolitan of Asmara, president of the council of the Eritrean Church.
Council of the Hungarian Church
ex officio
Archbishop Fulop Kocsis, metropolitan of Hajdudorog for Catholics of Byzantine rite, president of the Council of the Hungarian Church.

VIII. ELECTED REPRESENTATIVES OF THE EPISCOPAL CONFERENCES
AFRICA
NORTHERN AFRICA (C.E.R.N.A.)
Bishop Jean-Paul Vesco, O.P., of Oran, Algeria
ANGOLA and SAO TOME
Bishop Emilio Sumbelelo of Uije, Angola
BENIN
Bishop Eugene Cyrille Houndekon of Abomey, vice president of the Episcopal Conference
BOTSWANA, SOUTH AFRICA and SWAZILAND
Archbishop Stephen Brislin of Cape Town, Kaapstad, president of the Episcopal Conference, South Africa
Bishop Zolile Peter Mpambani, S.C.I., of Kokstad, South Africa
BURKINA FASO and NIGER
Bishop Joseph Sama of Nouna, Burkina Faso
BURUNDI
Bishop Gervais Banshimiyubasa of Ngozi, president of the Episcopal Conference
CAMEROON
Archbishop Joseph Atanga, S.J., of Bertoua
Archbishop Samuel Kleda of Douala, president of the Episcopal Conference
CHAD
Bishop Henri Coudray, S.J., apostolic vicar of Mongo
CONGO (Republic)
Bishop Urbain Ngassongo of Gamboma, president of the Episcopal Commission for Family Pastoral Ministry
CONGO (Democratic Republic)
Bishop Nicolas Djomo Lola of Tshumbe
Bishop Philibert Tembo Nlandu, C.I.C.M., of Budjala
COTE D'IVOIRE
Bishop Ignace Bessi Dogbo of Katiola, president of the Commission Episcopale Nationale de l'Apostolat des Laïcs
ETHIOPIA and ERITREA
Bishop Tsegaye Keneni Derara, apostolic vicar of Soddo, Ethiopia
GABON
Bishop Mathieu Madega Lebouakehan of Mouila, president of the Episcopal Conference
GAMBIA and SIERRA LEONE
Bishop Charles Allieu Matthew Campbell of Bo, Sierra Leone
GHANA
Archbishop Gabriel Charles Palmer-Buckle of Accra
GUINEA
Bishop Raphael Balla Guilavogui of N'Zerekore
EQUATORIAL GUINEA
Bishop Juan Matogo Oyana, C.M.F., of Bata
KENYA
Cardinal John NJUE, archbishop of Nairobi
Bishop James Maria Wainaina Kungu of Muranga
LESOTHO
Archbishop Gerard Tlali Lerotholi, O.M.I., of Maseru, president of the Episcopal Conference
LIBERIA
Bishop Anthony Fallah Borwah of Gbarnga
MADAGASCAR
Bishop Desire Tsarahazana of Toamasina, president of the Episcopal Conference
MALAWI
Archbishop Thomas Luke Msusa, S.M.M., of Blantyre, president of the Episcopal Conference
MALI
Bishop Jonas Dembele of Kayes
MOZAMBIQUE
Archbishop Francisco Chimoio, O.F.M. Cap., of Maputo, president of the Episcopal Commission for the Family
NAMIBIA
Bishop Philipp Pollitzer, O.M.I., of Keetmanshoop
NIGERIA
Archbishop Matthew Man-oso Ndagoso of Kaduna
Bishop Camillus Raymond Umoh of Ikot Ekpene
Bishop Jude Ayodeji Arogundade of Ondo
INDIAN OCEAN (C.E.D.O.I.)
Bishop Maurice Piat, C.S.Sp., of Port-Louis, Mauritius, president of the Episcopal Conference
CENTRAL AFRICAN REPUBLIC
Bishop Cyr-Nestor Yapaupa of Alindao
RWANDA
Bishop Antoine Kambanda of Kibungo
SENEGAL, MAURITANIA, CABO VERDE and GUINEA-BISSAU
Archbishop Benjamin Ndiaye of Dakar, Senegal, president of the Episcopal Conference
SUDAN
Archbishop Paulino Lukudu Loro, M.C.C.J., of Juba
TANZANIA
Bishop Tarcisius J. M. Ngalalekumtwa of Iringa, president of the Episcopal Conference
Bishop Renatus Leonard Nkwande of Bunda
TOGO
Bishop Jacques Danka Longa of Kara
UGANDA
Archbishop John Baptist Odama of Gulu, president of the Episcopal Conference
Bishop Joseph Anthony Zziwa of Kiyinda-Mityana, vice president of the Episcopal Conference
ZAMBIA
Bishop Benjamin Phiri, auxiliary of Chipata
ZIMBABWE
Bishop Xavier Johnsai Munyongani of Gweru

AMERICA
ANTILLES
Bishop Francis Alleyne, O.S.B., of Georgetown
ARGENTINA
Bishop Pedro Maria Laxague, auxiliary of Bahia Blanca, president of the Comisión Episcopal de Laicos y Familia
Archbishop Jose Maria Arancedo of Santa Fe de la Vera Cruz, president of the Episcopal Conference
Cardinal Mario Aurelio Poli, archbishop of Buenos Aires
BOLIVIA
Bishop Braulio SAEZ GARCIA, O.C.D., auxiliary of Santa Cruz de la Sierra
Bishop Krzysztof Janusz BIALASIK WAWROWSKA, S.V.D., of Oruro
BRAZIL
Archbishop Sergio Da Rocha of Brasilia, president of the Episcopal Conference
Bishop Joao Carlos Petrini of Camacari
Archbishop Geraldo Lyrio Rocha of Mariana
Cardinal Odilo Pedro Scherer of Sao Paulo
CANADA
Archbishop Paul-Andre Durocher of Gatineau, president of the Episcopal Conference
Bishop Noel Simard of Valleyfield
Cardinal Thomas Christopher Collins, archbishop of Toronto
Archbishop Richard William Smith of Edmonton
CHILE
Bishop Bernardo Miguel Bastres Florence, S.D.B., of Punta Arenas
Cardinal Ricardo Ezzati Andrello, S.D.B., archbishop of Santiago de Chile, president of the Episcopal Conference
COLOMBIA
Bishop Pablo Emiro Salas Anteliz of Armenia
Cardinal Ruben Salazar Gomez, archbishop of Bogota, president of the Latin American Episcopal Council (C.E.L.AM.)
Archbishop Oscar Urbina Ortega of Villavicencio
COSTA RICA
Bishop Jose Francisco Ulloa Rojas of Cartago, president of the Comisión Episcopal para la Pastoral Familiar
CUBA
Bishop Marcelo Arturo Gonzalez Amador of Santa Clara
ECUADOR
Archbishop Antonio Arregui Yarza of Guayaquil
Archbishop Luis Gerardo Cabrera Herrera, O.F.M., of Cuenca
EL SALVADOR
Bishop Constantino Barrera Morales of Sonsonate
GUATEMALA
Bishop Rodolfo Valenzuela Nunez of Vera Paz, Coban, president of the Episcopal Conference
HAITI
Bishop Yves-Marie Pean, C.S.C., of Les Gonaives
HONDURAS
Bishop Luis Sole Fa, C.M., of Trujillo
MEXICO
Bishop Rodrigo Aguilar Martinez of Tehuacan
Cardinal Norberto Rivera Carrera, archbishop of Mexico
Bishop Alfonso Gerardo Miranda Guardiola, auxiliary of Monterrey
Cardinal Francisco Robles Ortega, archbishop of Guadalajara, president of the Episcopal Conference
NICARAGUA
Bishop Cesar Bosco Vivas Robelo of Leon en Nicaragua
PANAMA
Bishop Anibal Saldana Santamaria, O.A.R., prelate of Bocas del Toro
PARAGUAY
Bishop Miguel Angel Cabello Almada of Concepcion en Paraguay
PERU
Archbishop Salvador Pineiro Garcia-Calderon of Ayacucho o Huamanga, president of the Episcopal Conference
Archbishop Hector Miguel Cabrejos Vidarte, O.F.M., of Trujillo
PUERTO RICO
Archbishop Roberto Octavio Gonzalez Nieves, O.F.M., of San Juan de Puerto Rico, president of the Episcopal Conference
DOMINICAN REPUBLIC
Bishop Gregorio Nicanor Pena Rodriguez of Nuestra Señora de la Altagracia en Higüey, president of the Episcopal Conference
UNITED STATES OF AMERICA
Archbishop Joseph Edward Kurtz of Louisville, president of the Episcopal Conference
Archbishop Charles Joseph Chaput, O.F.M. Cap., of Philadelphia
Cardinal Daniel N. Di Nardo, archbishop of Galveston-Houston, Vice president of the Episcopal Conference
Archbishop Jose Horacio Gomez of Los Angeles
URUGUAY
Bishop Jaime Rafael Fuentes Martin of Minas
VENEZUELA
Cardinal Jorge Liberato Urosa Savino, archbishop of Caracas, Santiago de Venezuela
Archbishop Diego Rafael Padron Sanchez of Cumana, president of the Episcopal Conference

ASIA
BANGLADESH
Bishop Paul Ponen Kubi, C.S.C., of Mymensingh, president of Episcopal Family Life Commission
CHINA
Bishop John Baptist Lee Keh-Mien of Hsinchu
KOREA
Bishop Peter Kang U-Il of Cheju
PHILIPPINES
Archbishop Romulo G. Valles of Davao
Archbishop Jose S. Palma of Cebu
Bishop Gilbert A. Garcera of Daet
JAPAN
Archbishop Joseph Mitsuaki Takami, P.S.S., of Nagasaki, vice president of the Episcopal Conference
INDIA (C.C.B.I.)
Cardinal Oswald Gracias, archbishop of Mumbai, president of Episcopal Conference
Archbishop Filipe Neri Antonio Sebastiao Do Rosario Ferrao, archbishop of Goa and Damao
Bishop Selvister Ponnumuthan of Punalur
Archbishop Dominic Jala, S.D.B., of Shillong
INDONESIA
Archbishop Ignatius Suharyo Hardojoatmodjo of Jakarta, president of the Episcopal Conference
Bishop Fransiskus Kopong Kung of Larantuka
IRAN
Archbishop Ramzi Garmou of Teheran of the Chaldeans, patriarchal administrator of Ahwaz of the Chaldeans, president of the Episcopal Conference
KAZAKHSTAN
Archbishop Tomasz Bernard Peta of Maria Santissima in Astana, president of the Episcopal Conference
LAOS and CAMBODIA
Bishop Louis-Marie Ling Mangkhanekhoun, apostolic vicar of Pakse, Laos
MALAYSIA - SINGAPORE - BRUNEI
Archbishop John Wong Soo Kau of Kota Kinabalu, Malaysia
MYANMAR
Cardinal Charles Maung BO, S.D.B., archbishop of Yangon
ARAB REGIONS
His Beatitude Fouad Twal, Patriarch of JerUnited States of Americalem of the Latins, JerUnited States of Americalem, president of the Episcopal Conference
PAKISTAN
Bishop Joseph Arshad of Faisalabad, vice president of the Episcopal Conference
SRI LANKA
Bishop Harold Anthony Perera of Kurunegala
THAILAND
Bishop Silvio Siripong Charatsri of Chanthaburi
EAST TIMOR
Bishop Basílio Do Nascimento of Baucau, president of the Episcopal Conference
VIETNAM
Archbishop Paul Bui Van Doc of Thanh-Pho Ho Chi Minh, Hochiminh Ville, president of the Episcopal Conference
Bishop Joseph Dinh Duc Dao, coadjutor of Xuan Loc

EUROPE
ALBANIA
Bishop George Frendo, O.P., auxiliary of Tirane-Durres
AUSTRIA
Bishop Benno Elbs of Feldkirch
BELGIUM
Bishop Johan Jozef Bonny of Antwerpen, Anvers
BELORUS
Archbishop Tadeusz Kondrusiewicz of Minsk-Mohilev, president of the Episcopal Conference
BOSNIA and HERZEGOVINA
Bishop Tomo Vuksic, military ordinary of Bosnia and Herzegovina
BULGARIA
Bishop Gheorghi Ivanov Jovcev of Sofia and Plovdiv
INTERNATIONAL EPISCOPAL CONFERENCE OF STS. CYRIL AND METHODIUS
Bishop Ladislav Nemet, S.V.D., of Zrenjanin, Serbia
CROATIA
Bishop Antun Skvorcevic of Pozega
RUSSIAN FEDERATION
Archbishop Paolo Pezzi, F.S.C.B., of Mother of God at Moscow, president of the Episcopal Conference
FRANCE
Archbishop Georges Pontier of Marseille, president of the Episcopal Conference
Cardinal Andre Vingt-Trois, archbishop of Paris
Bishop Jean-Luc Brunin of Le Havre
Bishop Jean-Paul James of Nantes
GERMANY
Cardinal Reinhard Marx, archbishop of Munchen und Freising
Archbishop Heiner Koch of Berlin
Bishop Franz-Josepf Hermann Bode of Osnabruck
GREAT BRITAIN
ENGLAND AND WALES
Cardinal Vincent Gerard Nichols, archbishop of Westminster, England, president of the Episcopal Conference
Bishop Peter John Haworth Doyle of Northampton, England
SCOTLAND
Archbishop Philip Tartaglia of Glasgow, president of the Episcopal Conference
GREECE
Bishop Fragkiskos Papamanolis, O.F.M. Cap., emeritus of Syros, president of the Episcopal Conference
IRELAND
Archbishop Diarmuid Martin of Dublin
Archbishop Eamon Martin of Armagh, president of the Episcopal Conference
ITALY
Cardinal Angelo Bagnasco, archbishop of Genoa, president of the Episcopal Conference
Cardinal Angelo Scola, archbishop of Milan
Bishop Franco Giulio Brambilla of Novara
Bishop Enrico Solmi of Parma
LATVIA
Archbishop Zbigņevs Stankevics of Riga
LITHUANIA
Cardinal Audrys Juozas Backis, archbishop emeritus of Vilnius
MALTA
Bishop Mario Grech of Gozo, president of the Episcopal Conference
NETHERLANDS
Cardinal Willem Jacobus Eijk, archbishop of Utrecht
POLAND
Archbishop Stanislaw Gadecki of Poznan, president of the Episcopal Conference
Archbishop-Bishop Henryk Hoser, S.A.C., of Warszawa-Praga
Bishop Jan Franciszek Watroba of Rzeszow
PORTUGAL
Cardinal Manuel Jose Macario Do Nascimento Clemente, patriarch of Lisbon, president of the Episcopal Conference
Bishop Antonino Eugenio Fernandes Dias of Portalegre-Castelo Branco, president of the Comissão Episcopal do Laicado e Família
CZECH REPUBLICA
Bishop Jan Vokal of Hradec Kralove
ROMANIA
Bishop Petru Gherghel of Iasi
SCANDINAVIA
Bishop Teemu Sippo, S.C.I., of Helsinki
SLOVAKIA
Archbishop Stanislav Zvolensky of Bratislava, president of the Episcopal Conference
SLOVENIA
Archbishop Stane Zore, O.F.M., of Ljubljana
SPAIN
Cardinal Ricardo Blazquez Perez, archbishop of Valladolid, president of the Episcopal Conference
Bishop Mario Iceta Gavicagogeascoa of Bilbao
Archbishop Carlos Osoro Sierra of Madrid
SWITZERLAND
Bishop Jean-Marie Lovey, C.R.B., of Sion, Sitten
TURKEY
Archbishop Levon Boghos Zekiyan of Istanbul of the Armenians
UKRAINE
Archbishop Mieczyslaw Mokrzycki of Lviv of the Latins, president of the Episcopal Conference
HUNGARY
Bishop Andras Veres of Szombathely

OCEANIA
AUSTRALIA
Bishop Daniel Eugene Hurley of Darwin
Archbishop Mark Benedict Coleridge of Brisbane
NEW ZEALAND
Bishop Charles Edward Drennan of Palmerston North
PACIFIC (CEPAC)
Archbishop Peter Loy Chong of Suva
PAPUA NEW GUINEA and SOLOMON ISLANDS
Bishop Anton Bal of Kundiawa, representative of the Commission for Family Life

IX. ELECTED REPRESENTATIVES OF THE UNION OF SUPERIORS GENERAL
Fr. Adolfo Nicolas Pachon, S.J., prepositor general of the Society of Jesus (Jesuits)
Fr. Marco Tasca, O.F.M. Conv., minister general of the Order of Friars Minor Conventual
Fr. Mario Aldegani, C.S.I., superior general of the Congregation of St. Joseph (Josephites of Murialdo)
Fr. Richard Kuuia Baawobr, M.Afr., superior general of the Missionaries of Africa (White Fathers)
Fr. Bruno Cadore, O.P., master general of the Order of Preachers (Dominicans)
Fr. Jesus Diaz Alonso, S.F., superior general of the Sons of the Holy Family of Jesus, Mary and Joseph
Fr. Michael Brehl, C.SS.R., superior general of the Congregation of the Most Holy Redeemer (Redemptorists or Liguorini)
Fr. Javier Álvarez-Ossorio, SS.CC., superior general of the Congregation of the Sacred Hearts of Jesus and Mary (Picpus)
Fr. Ab. D. Jeremias Schroder, O.S.B., arch-abbot president of the Benedictine Congregation of St. Odile
B. Herve JANSON, P.F.J., prior general of the Little Brothers of Jesus (Foucauld)

X. HEADS OF THE DICASTERIES OF THE ROMAN CURIA
Cardinal Pietro Parolin, secretary of State
Cardinal Gerhard Ludwig Muller, prefect of the Congregation for the Doctrine of the Faith
Cardinal Leonardo Sandri, prefect of the Congregation for the Oriental Churches
Cardinal Robert Sarah, prefect of the Congregation for Divine Worship and the Discipline of the Sacraments
Cardinal Angelo Amato, S.D.B., prefect of the Congregation for the Causes of Saints
Cardinal Marc Ouellet, P.S.S., prefect of the Congregation for Bishops
Cardinal Fernando Filoni, prefect of the Congregation for the Evangelisation of Peoples
Cardinal Beniamino Stella, prefect of the Congregation for the Clergy
Cardinal Joao Braz de Aviz, prefect of the Congregation for the Institutes of Consecrated Life and the Societies of Apostolic Life
Cardinal Giuseppe Versaldi, prefect of the Congregation for Catholic Education
Cardinal Mauro Piacenza, major penitentiary
Cardinal Dominique Mamberti, prefect of the Supreme Tribunal of the Apostolic Signatura
Cardinal Stanislaw Rylko, president of the Pontifical Council for the Laity
Cardinal Kurt Koch, president of the Pontifical Council for Promoting Christian Unity
Archbishop-Bishop Vincenzo Paglia emeritus of Terni-Narni-Amelia, president of the Pontifical Council for the Family
Cardinal Peter Kodwo Appiah Turkson, president of the Pontifical Council “Justice and Peace”
Cardinal Antonio Maria Veglio, president of the Pontifical Council for the Pastoral Care of Migrants and Itinerant Peoples
Archbishop-Bishop Zygmunt Zimowski, emeritus of Radom, president of the Pontifical Council for Health Care Workers (for Health Pastoral Care)
Cardinal Francesco Coccopalmerio, president of the Pontifical Council for Legislative Texts
Cardinal Jean-Louis Tauran, president of the Pontifical Council for Interreligious Dialogue
Cardinal Gianfranco Ravasi, president of the Pontifical Council for Culture
Archbishop Claudio Maria Celli, president of the Pontifical Council for Social Communications
Archbishop Salvatore Fisichella, president of the Pontifical Council for Promoting New Evangelisation
Cardinal George Pell, prefect of the Secretariat for the Economy
Cardinal Domenico Calcagno, president of the Administration of the Patrimony of the Apostolic See

XI. PONTIFICAL APPOINTMENTS
Cardinal Angelo Sodano, dean of the College of Cardinals, Vatican City
Cardinal Godfried Danneels, archbishop emeritus of Mechelen-Brussel, Maniles-Bruxelles, Belgium
Cardinal Dionigi Tettamanzi, archbishop emeritus of Milan, Italy
Cardinal Christoph Schonborn, O.P., archbishop of Vienna, president of the Episcopal Conference, Austria
Cardinal Walter Kasper, president emeritus of the Pontifical Council for Promoting Christian Unity, Vatican City
Cardinal Wilfrid Fox Napier, O.F.M., archbishop of Durban, South Africa
Cardinal Oscar Andres Rodriguez Maradiaga, S.D.B., archbishop of Tegucigalpa, president of the Episcopal Conference, Honduras
Cardinal Peter Erdo, archbishop of Esztergom-Budapest, president of the Episcopal Conference, president of the Consilium Conferentiarum Episcoporum Europae (C.C.E.E.), Hungary.
Cardinal Carlo Caffarra, archbishop of Bologna, Italy
Cardinal Lluis Martinez Sistach, archbishop of Barcelona, Spain
Cardinal Laurent Monsengwo Pasinya, archbishop of Kinshasa, Democratic Republic of the Congo
Cardinal Donald William Wuerl, archbishop of Washington, United States of America
Cardinal Raymundo Damasceno Assis, archbishop of Aparecida, Brazil
Cardinal Timothy Michael Dolan, archbishop of New York, United States of America
Cardinal Luis Antonio G. Tagle, archbishop of Manila, Philippines
Cardinal Gerald Cyprien Lacroix, archbishop of Quebec, Canada
Cardinal Gualtiero Bassetti, archbishop of Perugia-Citta della Pieve, Italy
Cardinal Philippe Nakellentuba Ouedraogo, archbishop of Ouagadougou, Burkina Faso
Cardinal John Atcherley Dew, archbishop of Wellington, president of the Episcopal Conference, New Zealand
Cardinal Edoardo Menichelli, archbishop of Ancona-Osimo, Italy
Cardinal Alberto Suarez Inda, archbishop of Morelia, Mexico
Cardinal Francesco Montenegro, archbishop of Agrigento, Italy
Cardinal Daniel Fernando Sturla Berhouet, S.D.B., archbishop of Montevideo, Uruguay
Cardinal Jose Luis Lacunza Maestrojuan, O.A.R., bishop of David, president of the Episcopal Conference, Panama
Cardinal Soane Patita Paini Mafi, bishop of Tonga, president of the Episcopal Conference, Tonga
Cardinal Elio Sgreccia, president emeritus of the Pontifical Academy for Life, Italy
Cardinal Giuseppe Bertello, president of the Governorate of Vatican City State, Vatican City
Archbishop Baltazar Enrique Porras Cardozo of Merida, Venezuela
Archbishop Ioannis Spiteris, O.F.M. Cap., of Corfu, Zante and Cephalonia, Greece
Archbishop Bruno Forte, archbishop of Chieti-Vasto, Italy
Archbishop Laurent Ulrich, archbishop of Lille, France
Archbishop Carlos Aguiar Retes, archbishop of Tlalnepantla, Mexico
Archbishop Sergio Eduardo Castriani, C.S.Sp., of Manaus, Brazil
Archbishop Victor Manuel Fernandez, rector of the Pontifical Catholic University of Argentina, Argentina
Archbishop Blase J. Cupich of Chicago, United States of America
Bishop George Vance Murry, S.J., of Youngstown, United States of America
Bishop Marcello Semeraro of Albano, Italy
Bishop Alonso Gerardo Garza Trevino of Piedras Negras, Mexico
Bishop Lucas Van Looy, S.D.B., of Gent (Ghent, Gand), Belgium
Msgr. Pio Vito Pinto, dean of the Tribunal of the Roman Rota, Vatican City
Msgr. Saulo Scarabattoli, pastor of the Santo Spirito in Porta Eburnea parish, Perugia, Italy
Fr. Roberto Rosa, pastor of the St. James the Apostle parish, Trieste, Italy
Fr. Francois-Xavier Dumortier, S.J., Magnificent Rector of the Pontifical Gregorian University in Rome, Italy
Fr. Antonio Spadaro, S.J., editor of the journal “La Civilta Cattolica”,Italy
Fr. Manuel Jesúìus Arroba Conde, C.M.F., Spain, head of the Faculty of utrusque iure of the Pontifical Lateran University, Rome.

XII. UNDER-SECRETARY OF THE SYNOD OF BISHOPS
Bishop Fabio Fabene, Vatican City

B. LIST OF OTHER PARTICIPANTS ACCORDING TO TITLE OF PARTICIPATION
I. COLLABORATORS WITH THE SPECIAL SECRETARY
Fr. Matías Auge Benet, C.M.F., Consultor of the Congregation for Divine Worship and the Discipline of the Sacraments, Spain
Professor Giacomo Bertolini, associate professor of canon and ecclesiastical law at the University of Padua, Treviso Section; visiting professor at the Pontifical Urban University in Rome, Italy
Fr. Giuseppe Bonfrate, lecturer at the Faculty of Theology of the Pontifical Gregorian University in Rome, Italy
Msgr. Philippe Bordeyne, rector of the Institut Catholique de Paris, France
Msgr. Lluis Clavell, ordinary member of the Pontifical Academy of St. Thomas Aquinas, Spain
Msgr. Duarte Nuno Queiroz De Barros Da Cunha, secretary general of the Consilium Conferentiarum Episcoporum Europae (C.C.E.E.), Portugal
Mr. Leopold Djogbede, professor at the University of Abomey-Calavi and at the Higher Institute Specialist Teacher Training, Benin
Fr. Bruno Esposito, O.P., ordinary professor of canon law at the Pontifical University of St. Thomas Aquinas, Italy
Dr. John Grabowski, Spain, professor of moral theology at the School of Theology and Religious Studies, Catholic University of America, United States of America
Fr. Jose Granados, D.C.J.M., deputy director of the Pontifical John Paul II Institute for Studies on Marriage and Family
Fr. Maurizio Gronchi, ordinary professor of dogmatic at the Pontifical Urban University in Rome, Italy
Dr. John Kleinsman, director of the Nathaniel Centre for Bioethics, New Zealand Catholic Bishops’ Conference, New Zealand
Fr. Sabatino Majorano, C.SS.R., professor of systematic moral theology at the Alphonsianum Academy in Rome, Italy
Msgr. Michele Giulio Masciarelli, lecturer in dogmatic theology at the Marianum Faculty in Rome, and in fundamental theology at the Theological Institute of Abruzzo and Molise in Chieti, Italy
Professor Pia Matthews, lecturer at St. Mary's University College, London, Great Britain
Professor Paolo Moneta, former lecturer in canon and ecclesiastical law at the Faculty of Law of the University of Pisa, Italy
Fr. Antonio Moser, O.F.M., professor emeritus of moral and ethical theology at the Franciscan Theological Institute of Petropolis, Brazil
Fr. Aimable Musoni, S.D.B., Rwanda, lecturer in systematic theology, ecclesiology and ecumenism at the Pontifical Salesian University in Rome
Fr. Georges Henri Ruyssen, S.J., Belgium, lecturer in the Faculty of Canon Law at the Pontifical Oriental Institute in Rome
Fr. Peter Paul Saldanha, India, lecturer in ecclesiology at the Pontifical Urban University in Rome
Fr. Pierangelo Sequeri, director and lecturer in theology at the Theological Faculty of Northern Italy, member of the International Theological Commission, Italy
Mr. and Mrs Miano, Italy:
Professor Giuseppina De Simone in Miano, lecturer in philosophy at the Theological Faculty of Southern Italy in Naples
Professor Francesco Miano, lecturer in moral philosophy at the University of Rome (Tor Vergata).

II. AUDITORS
Mr. Jacob Mundaplakal Abraham, advisor for the Apostolate of the Family and Lay Organisations in the dioceses of Kerala, India
Dr. Anca Maria Cernea, physician at the Victor Babes Centre for Diagnosis and Treatment and president of the Association of Catholic Doctors of Bucharest, Romania
Ms. Sharron Cole, president of the Parents Centres New Zealand, New Zealand
Ms. Agnes Offiong Erogunaye, national president of the Catholic Women's Organisation of Nigeria, Nigeria
Fr. Garas Boulos Garas Bishay, pastor of the Virgin Mary Queen of Peace parish, Sharm el Sheikh, Egypt
Professor Giovanni Giacobbe, member of the Union of Italian Catholic Jurists, Italy
Ms. Maria Gomes, head of parish family pastoral ministry in Dubai, United Arab Emirates
Ms. Maria Harries, national director for family pastoral care and preparation for marriage; member of the National Commission for Abuse of Minors, Australia
S. Maureen Kelleher, religious of the Sacred Heart of Mary, member of the International Union of Superiors General (U.I.S.G.), United States of America
Mr. Brenda Kim Nayoug, pastoral worker for young people and young married couples, Korea
Professor Maria Marcela Mazzini, lecturer in theology at the Faculty of Theology of the Pontifical Catholic University of Argentina, Argentina
Ms. Moira McQueen, director of the Canadian Catholic Institute of Bioethics, Canada
Ms. Therese Nyirabukeye, advisor and formator for the African Federation of Family Action (FAAF), Rwanda
S. Berta Maria Porras Fallas, head of Family Pastoral Care of the Tertiary Capuchin Sisters of the Holy Family, Member of the International Union of Superiors General (U.I.S.G.), Costa Rica
S. Carmen Sammut, S.M.N.D.A., president of the International Union of Superiors General (U.I.S.G.), Malta
Professor Lucia Scaraffia, former lecturer in contemporary history at the University of Rome La Sapienza; coordinator of the monthly of the L'Osservatore Romano “Donne Chiesa Mondo”, Italy
Dr. Edgar Humberto Tejada Zeballos, physician and specialist in bioethics; member of the Episcopal Commission for the Family of the Peruvian Episcopal Conference, Peru.
Mr. and Mrs. Bajaj, India
Mrs. Penny and Mr. Ishwar Bajaj, Hindu-Christian couple from the diocese of Mumbai, India
Mr. and Mrs. Buch, Germany
Sig.ra Petra Buch, diocesan family pastoral worker
Dr. Aloys Johann Buch, professor of moral theology at the Interdiocesan Major Seminary of St. Lambert; permanent deacon of the diocese of Aachen
Mr. and Mrs. Diaz Victoria, Colombia
Mrs. Isabel Botia de Diaz and Mr. Humberto Diaz Victoria, members of the National Commission for the Family of the Episcopal Conference; pastoral directors of the Hombres y Mujeres de futuro Foundation
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Mr. and Mrs. Galindo, Mexico
Mrs. Gertrudiz Clara Rubio De Galindo and Mr. Andres Salvador Galindo Lopez, executive secretaries of the Episcopal Commission for the Family of the Episcopal Conference; secretaries of CELAM for the Mexico-Central America zone
Mr. and Mrs. Gay Montalvo, Spain
Mrs. María Monserrat Rosell Torrus De Gay Montalvo, member of the marriage group of the parish of St. Francis de Sales in Barcelona
Mr. Eugenio Gay Montalvo, former Magistrate of the Constitutional Court of Spain; former member of the diocesan Pastoral Council of Barcelona
Mr. and Mrs. Kola, Cameroon
Mrs. Aicha Marianne Kenne Sob Kola and Mr. Irenee KOLA, members of the African Federation of Family Action (FAAF); marriage and family counsellors
Mr. and Mrs. Marqus Odeesho, Iraq
Mrs. Suhaila Salim Toma and Mr. Wisam Marqus Odeesho, pastoral workers in the Chaldean parish of St. George in Baghdad
Mr. and Mrs. Matassoni, Italy
Mrs. Marialucia Zecchini and Mr. Marco Marassoni, members of the Commission for family pastoral care in the archdiocese of Trento
Mr. and Mrs. Mignonat, France
Mrs. Nathalie Mignonat and Mr. Christian Mignonat, members of the movement Equipes Reliance for remarried divorcees, founder members of the group SEDIRE for receiving and accompanying civilly married couples
Mr. and Mrs. Nkosi, South Africa
Mrs. Buysile Patronella Nkosi and Mr. Meshack Jabulani Nkosi, members of the Advisory Committee for the National Family Desk of the Southern African Episcopal Catholic Bishops' Conference.
Mr. and Mrs. Paloni, Italy
Mrs. Patrizia Calabrese and Mr. Massimo Paloni, couple involved in family missionary pastoral work
Mr. and Mrs. Pulikowski, Poland
Mrs. Jadwiga Pulikowska and Mr. Jacek Pulikowski, advisors of the Council for Family Pastoral Care of the archdiocese of Poznan
Mr. and Mrs. De Rezende, Brazil
Mrs. Ketty Abaroa De Rezende and Dr. Pedro Jussieu De Rezende, lecturers at the Universidade Estadual de Campinas, engaged in family pastoral work
Mr. and Mrs. Rojas, Colombia
Mrs. Maria Angelica Rojas, engaged in family pastoral work, and Mr. Luis Haydn Rojas Martinez, director of the department of Ethics and Humanity at the La gran Colombia University
Mr. and Mrs. Salloum, Lebanon
Mrs. Souheila Rizk Salloum, lecturer in psychology at the USEK.
Mr. Georges Fayez Salloum, expert on the Maronite Patriarchal Synod
Mr. and Mrs. Villafania, Philippines
Mrs. María Socorro Ocampo Villafania, former lecturer in theology at the Assumption College; collaborator with the Salesian Sisters in the preparation of catechists
Mr. Nelson Silvestre Villafania, collaborator with the Evangelion Foundation in Manila
Mr. and Mrs. Witczak, United States of America
Mrs. Catherine Wally Witczak and Mr. Anthony Paul Witczak, directors of Worldwide Marriage Encounter International Ecclesial Team.

III. GENERAL SECRETARIAT OF THE SYNOD OF BISHOPS
Cardinal Lorenzo Baldisseri, general secretary of the Synod of Bishops
Bishop Fabio Fabene
Msgr. John Anthony Abruzzese
Msgr. Etienne Brocard
Msgr. Daniel Estivill
Fr. Ambrogio Ivan Samus
Fr. Raffaele Lanzilli, S.J.
Fr. Pasquale Bua
Ms. Paola Volterra Toppano
Dr. Federica Vivian
Mr. Pietro Camilli
Mr. Andrea Cimino
COLLABORATORS OF THE GENERAL SECRETARIAT
Msgr. Zvonimir Sersic of the diocesis of Krk, Croatia
Fr. Giuseppe Deodato of the diocesis of Rome, Italy
ASSISTANTS
Fr. Edouard Akom, Cameroon
Sem. Francesco Argese, Italy
Fr. Emmanuel Ayo, Philippines
Fr. Alexis Bavugamenshi, Burundi
Fr. Diac. Jean-Baptiste Bienvenu, France
Fr. Zvonko Brezovski, Croatia
Fr. Diac. Vincent Chretienne, France
Fr. Emmanuel De Ruyver, Belgium
Fr. Gabriele Di Martino, Italy
Fr. William Donovan, United States of America
Fr. Kim D'Souza, Canada
Fr. Georges Eko, Cameroon
Fr. Edgar Estrada, Mexico
Fr. Jonathan Flemings, L.C., United States of America
Fr. Cesar Garcia Salazar, Mexico
Fr. Javier Gaxiola Loustaunau, L.C., Mexico
Fr. Tiago Gurgel Do Vale, Brazil
Fr. Juan Iniesta Saez, Spain
Fr. Miroslaw Juchno, Poland
Fr. Thomas Kallikat, India
Fr. P. Laurent Mazas, F.S.J., France
Fr. Boniface Mungai, Kenya
Fr. Brian Needles, United States of America
Fr. Stephen Prisk, United States of America
Fr. Luis Ramirez Almanra, L.C., Mexico
Fr. Carlos Rodriguez Blanco, Spain
Fr. Roberto Secchi, Italy
Sem. Mattia Seu, Italy
Fr. Jhonny Tannoury, Lebanon
Sem. Liviu-Nicolae Ursu, Romania
Sem. Gabriele Vecchione, Italy
Fr. Biasgiu Virgitti, France.
IV. HEADS OF NEWS COMMUNICATION
Fr. Federico Lombardi, S.J., director of the Holy See Press Office, Vatican City
Fr. Ciro Benedettini, C.P., deputy director of the Holy See Press Office, Vatican City
English
Fr. Thomas Rosica, C.S.B., Chief Executive Officer of the Salt and Light Catholic Media Foundation, Canada
French
Ms. Romilda Ferrauto, director of the French Section of Vatican Radio
German
Fr. Bernard Hagenkord, S.J., director of the German Section of Vatican Radio
Spanish
Fr. Manuel Dorantes, parish priest, archdiocese of Chicago, United States of America.

C. LIST OF FRATERNAL DELEGATES
Ecumenical Patriarchate
His Eminence Stephanos, Primate of the Orthodox Church of Estonia, Estonia
Patriarchate of Moscow
His Eminence Hilarion, Metropolitan of Volokolamsk, president of the Department for External Relations of the Patriarchate of Moscow, Russian Federation
Serbian Patriarchate
His Eminence Andrej, Metropolitan of Austria-Switzerland, Austria
Orthodox Church of Romania
His Eminence Iosif, Metropolitan of Western Europe, France
Orthodox Church of Albania
Bishop Andon of Kruja, Albania
Coptic Orthodox Church of Alexandria
His Eminence Bishoy, Metropolitan of Damietta, Kafr Elsheikh and Elbarari, Egypt
Syriac-Orthodox Patriarchate of Antioch and All the East
His Eminence Mar Youstinos Boulos, archbishop of Zahle and Bekaa, Lebanon
Anglican Communion
The Very Reverend Timothy Thornton, Bishop of Truro, Great Britain
World Lutheran Federation
The Very Reverend Ndanganeni Petrus Phaswana, bishop emeritus of the Evangelical Church in South Africa, South Africa
World Methodist Council
Rev. Dr. Tim MacQuiban, director of the ecumenical office of the Methodist Church in Rome, Italy
Christian Church (Disciples of Christ)
Rev. Dr. Robert K. Welsh, president of the Council of the Christian Church (Disciples of Christ), United States of America
World Baptist Alliance
Rev. Dr. A. Roy Medley, general secretary of the Baptist Churches in the United States of America, United States of America
Ecumenical Council of Churches
Rev. Dr. Walter Altmann, Brazil
World Evangelical Alliance
The Very Reverend Thomas Schirrmacher, president of the Theological Commission of the World Evangelical Alliance, Germany.
 

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