Tuesday, October 31, 2006

New Prefect of the Congregation of Clergy

Brazil gets a place in the curia...

And other matters...from the Vatican Information Service:

- Accepted the resignation from the office of Prefect of the Congregation for the Clergy, presented by Cardinal Dario Castrillon Hoyos, upon having reached the age limit.

- Appointed Cardinal Claudio Hummes O.F.M., archbishop of Sao Paulo, Brazil, as prefect of the Congregation for the Clergy.

- Accepted the resignation from the office of archpriest of St. Peter's Basilica, presented by Cardinal Francesco Marchisano. He is succeeded by his coadjutor, Archbishop Angelo Comastri, prelate emeritus of Loreto, Italy, vicar general for Vatican City State, president of the Fabric of St Peter's.

- Accepted the resignation from the office of auxiliary of the archdiocese of New York, U.S.A., presented by Bishop Robert A. Brucato, upon having reached the age limit.

1 comment:

  1. The New Springtime is fascinating-liberals have as much to rejoice about as conservatives.

    Fascinating choice-Hummes may be the one of the last connections to the poor the Church has in Latin America's hierarchy.

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