In anticipation of the XIII Ordinary General Assembly of the Synod of Bishops, which
will take place in the Vatican from 7 to 28 October 2012 on the theme of The New Evangelization
for the Transmission of the Christian Faith, in accordance with the provisions of
Ordo Synodi Episcoporum, the Secretary General of Synod of Bishops, with the approval
of the Supreme Pontiff, has appointed the following Adiutores Secretarii Specialis
Sister Beatriz ACOSTA MESA, O.D.N. (Colombia), Superior General
of the Company of Mary Our Lady Prof. Mauro AGOSTO, Professor of the Latin Language
at the Pontifical Lateran University in Rome Fr. Anthony Alaba AKINWALE, O.P.,
Rector of the "Dominican Institute" of Ibadan (Nigeria). Fr. Luiz ALVES DE LIMA,
S.D.B., President of the Society of Latin America Catechists (Brazil). Fr. Antonio
ARANDA LOMEÑA, Professor of Dogmatic Theology at the University of Navarra (Spain). Fr.
George AUGUSTIN, S.A.C., Professor of Dogmatic and Fundamental Theology at the "Philosophisch-Theologischen
Hochschule Vallendar"(Germany). Fr. Paul BÉRÉ, S.J., Professor of the Old Testament
and Biblical Languages at the Catholic University of West Africa (Burkina Faso). Fr.
Enzo BIANCHI, Prior of the Monastic Community at Bose (Italy). Fr. Enzo BIEMMI,
F.S.F., President of the European Team of Catechists (Italy). Msgr. Luca BRESSAN,
Episcopal Vicar of the Archdiocese of Milan. Sister Sara BUTLER, M.S.B.T., Professor
of the Theological Faculty of the University of St. Mary of the Lake, Mundelein; Member
of the International Theological Commission (United States of America). Ms. Jessica
Joy CANDELARIO, Youth Pastoral Coordinator of the CICM-Bukal ng Tipan Center (Philippines). Prof.
Anna Kai-Yung CHAN, Professor at "Holy Spirit Seminary College of Theology and Philosophy",
Hong Kong (China). Sister Luisa CIUPA, S.A.M.I., Vice-President of the Commission
for Catechists of the Ukrainian Greek-Catholic Church. Fr. Eamonn CONWAY, Head
of Theology and Religious Studies at “Mary Immaculate College”, University of Limerick
(Ireland). Fr. Jeremy DRISCOLL, O.S.B. (United States of America), Professor of
the Faculty of Theology at the Pontifical Atheneaum of St. Anselm in Rome, and Professor
of Liturgy at "Mount Angel Seminary, St Benedict", Oregon. Dr. Caroline FAREY,
Professor at the "Maryvale Institute", Birmingham (Great Britain). Fr. Juan Javier
FLORES ARCAS, O.S.B. (Spain), Rector Magnificus of the Pontifical Athenaeum of St.
Anselm. Sister Gill GOULDING, C.J., Associate Professor of Systematic Theology
and Spirituality at the Regis College of University of Toronto (Canada). Msgr.
Rafiq KHOURY, Professor of Liturgy at the Major Seminary of Beit Jala (Palestinian
Territories). Sister Anna KLICH, O.S.U., Director of the Inter-Congregational Institute
of Catechists in Krakow (Poland). Fr. Jaime Alberto MANCERA CASAS, Episcopal Vicar,
Archdiocese of Bogotà (Colombia). Msgr. Ermenegildo MANICARDI, Rector of the “Almo
Collegio Capranica”; Professor at the Pontifical Biblical Institute (Italy). Fr.
Thomas MANJALY, Professor of Sacred Scripture at the '"Oriens Theological College"
and "Inter-Diocesan Theologate for North East of India in Shillong" (India). Dr.
Ralph MARTIN, Director of the "Graduate Theological Programs in the New Evangelization"
at "Sacred Heart Seminary" in Detroit (United States of America). Fr. Paolo MARTINELLI,
O.F.M. Cap., President of the Franciscan Institute of Spirituality at the Pontifical
University "Antonianum" of Rome; Professor of Fundamental Theology at the Pontifical
Gregorian University of Rome. Fr. Krzysztof MIELNICKI, Director of the Office
for Catechists of the Diocese of Drohiczyn (Poland). Sister Paula Jean MILLER,
F.S.E., Professor in the Department of Theology of the University of St. Thomas of
Houston (United States of America). Fr. Joseph-Marie NDI-OKALLA, Vice Rector of
the "Université Catholique d'Afrique Centrale" of Yaoundé (Cameroon). Fr. Godfrey
Igwebuike ONAH (Nigeria), Vice Rector of the Pontifical University Urbaniana of Rome. Prof.
Rodolfo PAPA, Professor of the Art History and Aesthetics at the Pontifical University
Urbaniana of Rome. Fr. Cleto PAVANETTO, S.D.B., Professor-emeritus of the Faculty
of Christian Letters and Classics at the Pontifical Salesian University of Rome.. Dr.
Edward PETERS, Professor of Canon Law and "Edmund Cardinal Szoka Chair" at the "Sacred
Heart Major Seminary" of Detroit (United States of America). Fr. Salvador PIÉ-NINOT
(Spain), Professor of Fundamental Theology and Ecclesiology at the "Facoltat de Teologia
de Catalunya"; Professor of Fundamental Theology at the Pontifical Gregorian University
of Rome. Msgr. Antonio PITTA, Professor of the Faculty of Theology at the Pontifical
Lateran University of Rome. Sister Enrica ROSANNA, F.M.A, Under-Secretary of
the Congregation for Institutes of Consecrated Life and Societies of Apostolic Life
(Italy). Fr. Marko Ivan RUPNIK, S.J. (Slovenia), Director of the Ezio Aletti Study
and Research Center in Rome. Fr. Samir Khalil SAMIR, S.J., Professor of Arab-Christian
Theology at the Pontifical Oriental Institute in Rome; Professor of Arab History and
Culture and Islamolgy at "St. Joseph de Beyrouth" (Lebanon). Fr. Kinkupu Léonard
SANTEDI, Professor at the Catholic University of Congo, President of the l'Università
Cattolica del Congo, President of the Foundation “Evangelii nuntiandi" in Africa;
Member of the International Theological Commission (Dem. Rep. of Congo). Msgr.
Pierangelo SEQUERI, President of the Theological Faculty of “Italia Settentrionale”;
Member of the International Theological Commission (Italy) Prof. Thomas SÖDING,
Professor of Biblical Theology of the University of "Bergische" of Wuppertal (Germany). Fr.
Virginio SPICACCI, S.J., Engaged in pastoral work of evangelization in the Archdiocese
of Naples (Italy). Fr. Mihály SZENTMÁRTONI, S.J. (Serbia), President of the Institute
of Spirituality at the Pontifical Gregorian University. Fr. Giuseppe TANZELLA
NITTI, Professor of Fundamental Theology at the Pontfical University of the Holy Cross
in Rome. Dr. Petroc WILLEY, Dean of "Graduate Research" at the "Maryvale Institute"
of Birmingham (Great Britain).
Also, the Secretary General of the Synod of
Bishops, with the approval of the Holy Father has appointed to the XIII Ordinary General
Assembly of the Synod of Bishops, the following Auditores (or auditors):
Emile AMIN HENEIN, Director of "Truth", Center of Political and Strategic Studies
of Cairo (Egypt). Dr. Chiara AMIRANTE (Italy), Foundress and President of the New
Horizons Community. Prof. Carl Albert ANDERSON (United States of America), Supreme
Knight of the Knights of Columbus. Fr.. Camilo BERNAL HADAD, C.I.M. (Colombia),
Superior General of the Congregation of Jesus and Mary (Eudists). Sr. Maria Antonieta
BRUSCATO, F.S.P. (Brazil), Superior General of the Daughters of St Paul. Prof.
Guzmán CARRIQUIRY (Uruguay), Secretary of the Pontifical Commission for Latin America. Dr.
José María Simón CASTELVÍ (Spain), President of the World Federation of Catholic Medical
Associations - F.I.A.M.C. Sr. Rekha (Mary Joseph) CHENNATTU, R.A., Professor of
the New Testament at the Pontifical Institute of Philosophy and Religion in Pune (India). Fr.
Renato DE GUZMAN, S.D.B., Vice-Rector "Grade School and High School Departments, Don
Bosco Technical Institute" of Makati City (Philippines). Dr. Florence DE LEYRITZ,
Member of the Alpha Association, France (France). Dr. Marc DE LEYRITZ, President
of the Alpha Association, France (France). Fr. Ari Luis DO VALE RIBEIRO, Professor
at the Seminary for the Diocese of Santo Amaro, Diocesan Coordinator of Catechists
(Brazil). Mr. Mikhail FATEEV, Producer at "United Television" in St. Petersburg
(Russia). Sr. Inmaculada FUKASAWA, A.C.I. (Japan), Superior General of the Handmaids
of the Sacred Heart of Jesus. Msgr. Enrique GLENNIE GRAUE, Vicar General of the
Archdiocese of México (Mexico). Mr. Francisco José GÓMEZ ARGÜELLO WIRTZ (Spain),
Co-Founder of the Neocatechumenal Way. Fr. Jesús HIGUERAS ESTEBAN, Pastor of S.
Maria de Caná, Madrid (Spain). Prof. Marco IMPAGLIAZZO (Italy), President of the
Community of Sant'Egidio. Mrs. Lydia JIMÉNEZ GONZÁLEZ (Spain), Director General
of the Secular Institute "Cruzadas de Santa María". Dr. Ernestine Sikujua KINYABUUMA,
Professor at Maria Malkia Universty of Lubumbashi, Member of the Focolari Movement
(Dem. Rep. of Congo). Dr. Joakim KIPYEGO KOECH, Director of “Communion and Liberation”
in Kenya. Fr. Zoltán KUNSZABÓ, Permanent Deacon of the Archdiocese of Esztergom-Budapest
(Hungary). Dr. Ewa KUSZ (Poland), President of the World Conference of Secular
Institutes - C.M.I.S. Mrs. Chantal LE RICQUE, laywoman of the Archdiocese of Paris
(France). Fr. Vinko MAMIĆ, O.C.D., President of the Union of Superiors and Major
Superiors of Croatia. Dr. Curtis A. MARTIN, Founder and President of "Fellowship
of Catholic University Students - FOCUS" (United States of America). Dr. Salvatore
MARTINEZ, President for Italy of “Renewal in the Holy Spirit”. Sr. Nzenzili Lucie
MBOMA, F.M.M. (Dem. Rep. of Congo), Executive Director of SEDOS - Service of Documentation
and Studies Mrs. Marylee J. MEEHAN (United States of America), President of the
International Catholic Committee of Nurses and Medico-Social Assistants- C.I.C.I.A.M.S. Mr.
Franco MIANO, President of Catholic Action, Italy. Mrs. Gisèle MUCHATI, Regional
Director of the New Families Movement (Syria). Dr. Peter MURPHY, Executive Director
of the Secretariat of Evangelization and Catechesis for the United States Conference
of Catholic Bishops. Mrs. Patricia Ngozi NWACHUKWU, K.S.M., member of the Knights
of Saint Mulumba (Nigeria). Prof. Yong Suk Francis Xavier OH, Secretary General
of the "Catholic Lay Apostolate Council of Korea". Fr. Piergiorgio PERINI, President
of the “Organismo Internazionale di Servizio per le Cellule Parrocchiali di Evangelizzazione”
(Italy). Ms. Rita María PETRIRENA HERNÁNDEZ, Director of the Department of Pastoral
Cooperation for the Cuban Episcopal Conference. Sr. Suzanne Louise PHILLIPS, F.M.M.
(Australia), Superior General of the Franciscan Missionaries of Mary. Sr. Mary
Prema PIERICK, M.C. (India), Superior General of the Missionaries of Charity. Prof.
José PRADO FLORES, Founder and International Director of Saint-Andrew's School of
Evangelization (Mexico). Sr Yvonne REUNGOAT, F.M.A. (France), Superior General
of Daughters of Mary, Help of Christians, Salesians of Don Bosco. Fr. Alvaro Antonio
RODRÍGUEZ ECHEVERRÍA, F.S.C. (Costa Rica), Superior General of the Institute of the
Brothers of the Christian Schools. Dr. Michel ROY (France), Secretary General of
"Caritas Internationalis". Dr. Raid SARGI, President of the Society of St. Vincent
de Paul in Damascus(Syria). Mr. Tommaso SPINELLI, Catechist for a group of young
people at the parish of Santa Melania in Rome. Mr. Manoj SUNNY, director and journalist,
Founding Member of the "Jesus Youth" movement; (India). Fr. Emili TURÚ ROFES, F.M.S.
(Spain), Superior General of the Marist Brothers (Little Brothers of Mary). Fr.
Emmanuel TYPAMM, C.M. (Cameroon), Secretary General of the "Confédération des Conférences
des Supérioeurs Majeurs d'Afrique et de Madagascar - CO.S.M.A.M.". Dr. Maria VOCE
(Italy), President of the Focolari Movement. Rev.da Suora Mary Lou WIRTZ, F.C.J.M.
(United States of America), President of the International Union of Superiors General