VATICAN CITY, SEPT. 26, 2005 (Zenit.org).- The Vatican press office published the names of the experts appointed by the Secretariat of the Synod of Bishops for the forthcoming assembly on the Eucharist next month.
Approved as “audiutores Secretarii specialis” (or experts) for the 11th General Assembly of the Synod of Bishops, the following were appointed by the secretary-general of the Synod of Bishops:
— Mauro Agosto, professor of Latin at the Lateran University, Rome.
— Father Benezet Bujo, professor in the department of moral and ethical theology at the University of Fribourg, Switzerland.
— Father Nicola Bux, vice president of the St. Nicholas Institute of Ecumenical Theology, Bari, Italy.
— Monsignor Mariano Crociata, vicar general of Mazara del Vallo, and professor of fundamental theology at the School of Theology of Sicily, in Palermo.
— Monsignor Joseph Dinh Duc Dao, professor of missionary studies at the Urbanian University, and vice director of the International Center of Missionary Animation, Rome.
— Benedictine Father Juan Javier Flores Arcas, president of the Pontifical Liturgical Institute, School of Liturgy of the St. Anselm Athenaeum, Rome.
— Jesuit Father Ivan Fucek, theologian of the Apostolic Penitentiary, Rome.
— Roberto Fusco, official of the Congregation for Divine Worship and the Sacraments, Vatican City.
— Jesuit Father Cesare Giraudo, professor at the Gregorian University and at the Pontifical Oriental Institute, Rome.
— Father Manuel Gonzalez, professor of anthropological theology at the School of Theology of Mexico.
— Benedictine Father Stephan Haering, monk of the abbey of Metten and professor of canon law at the University of Munich, Germany.
— Father Joannes Leonardus Hermans, professor at the seminary of Roermond and Haarlem, Netherlands.
— Father Juvenal Ilunga Muya, professor of dogmatic theology at the Urbanian University, Rome.
— Order of Friars Minor Father David Jaeger, professor of canon law at the Antonianum Athenaeum, Rome.
— Father Michael Kunzler, professor of liturgy at the Theologische Fakultät, Paderborn, Germany, and member of the Liturgical Commission of the German bishops’ conference.
— Monsignor Ermenegildo Manicardi, dean of the School of Theology of Emilia Romagna, Bologna, and rector of the Almo Collegio Capranica, Rome.
— Capuchin Father Paolo Martinelli, president of the Franciscan Institute of Spirituality at the Antonianum Athenaeum, and professor of dogmatic and spiritual theology at the Gregorian University, Rome.
— Jesuit Father Alain Mattheeuws, professor of theology at the Institut d’Études Théologiques, Belgium.
— Legionary of Christ Father Edward McNamara, professor of liturgy and sacramental theology at the Regina Apostolorum Athenaeum, Rome.
— Monsignor Antonio Miralles, professor of dogmatic theology at the University of the Holy Cross, Rome.
— Salesian Father Francis Moloney, of the department of biblical studies at the Catholic University of America, Washington, D.C.
— Benedictine Father Roberto Nardin, professor at the School of Theology of the Lateran University, Rome.
— Father Godfrey Onah, professor of theology at the Urbanian University, Rome.
— Monsignor Gabriel Richi y Alberti, professor of theology at the St. Damasus School of Theology, Madrid, Spain, and director of the International Study and Research Center, Venice, Italy.
— Benedictine Father Fidelis Ruppert, abbot of Muensterschwarzach, Germany.
— Father Ivan Sasko, professor of liturgy at the School of Catholic Theology of the University of Zagreb, Croatia.
— Thomas Soeding, professor of biblical theology at the Bergische Universität, Wuppertal, Germany.
— Father Antonio Stagliano, professor of systematic theology at the St. Pius X Theological Institute, Catanzaro, Italy.
— Monsignor Waldemar Turek of the Secretariat of State, Vatican City.
— Jesuit Father Cyril Vasil, dean of the School of Eastern Canon Law, and vice rector of the Pontifical Oriental Institute, Rome.
— Monsignor Timothy Verdon, professor of sacred art at the School of Theology of Central Italy, Florence.
— Father Boutros Yousif, professor of patrology and Eastern liturgy at the Pontifical Oriental Institute, Rome.