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New Cardinals appointed to Vatican Curia


(Vatican Radio) Pope Benedict XVI has appointed the following Cardinals, created in the consistory of November 24, 2012, as members of the dicasteries and offices of the Roman Curia listed below:

1) to the Congregation for the Doctrine of the Faith: Cardinal John Olorunfemi Onaiyekan, Archbishop of Abuja, Nigeria;

2) to the Congregation for the Oriental Churches: Cardinal Bechara Boutros Rai, O.M.M., Patriarch of Antioch of the Maronites, Lebanon and Cardinal Baselios Cleemis Thottunkal, major Archbishop of Trivandrum of the Syro-Malankars, India;

3) to the the Pontifical Commission for Latin America: Cardinal Ruben Salazar Gomez, Archbishop of Bogota, Colombia;

4) to the Congregation for the Evangelisation of Peoples: Cardinal James Michael Harvey, Archpriest of the Basilica of Saint Paul Outside-the-Walls, Rome, Italy.

5) to the Supreme Tribunal of the Apostolic Signatura: Cardinal Bechara Boutros Rai, O.M.M., Patriarch of Antioch of the Maronites, Lebanon;

6) to the presidency committee of the Pontifical Council for the Family: Cardinal John Olorunfemi Onaiyekan, Archbishop of Abuja, Nigeria and Cardinal Luis Antonio Gokim Tagle, Archbishop of Manila, Philippines;

7) to the Pontifical Council for Justice and Peace: Cardinal Ruben Salazar Gomez, Archbishop of Bogota, Colombia;

8) to the Pontifical Council for the Pastoral Care of Migrants and Itinerant Peoples: Cardinal Bechara Boutros Rai, O.M.M., Patriarch of Antioch of the Maronites, Lebanon and Cardinal Luis Antonio Gokim Tagle, Archbishop of Manila, Philippines;

9) to the Pontifical Council for Interreligious Dialogue: Cardinal Baselios Cleemis Thottunkal, major Archbishop of Trivandrum of the Syro-Malankars, India;

10) to the Pontifical Council for Social Communications: Cardinal Bechara Boutros Rai, O.M.M., Patriarch of Antioch of the Maronites, Lebanon;

11) to the Administration of the Patrimony of the Apostolic See (APSA): Cardinal James Michael Harvey, Archpriest of the Basilica of Saint Paul Outside-the-Walls, Rome, Italy.