Pope Francis has appointed new consultors to the Pontifical Council for Culture, including a bioethics expert from Georgetown University, a lecturer in philosophy and theology at the University of Notre Dame in Lebanon, and a Latin expert from the University of Bologna, Italy.
The full list is as follows:
-Fr. Paul Bere, S.J., professor of sacred scripture at the Theological Institute of the Society of Jesus in Abidjan, Cote d’Ivoire
-Fr. Pablo d’Ors, C.M.F., director of the theatre writing workshop of the University of Madrid, Spain
-Fr. Kevin Fitzgerald, S.J., lecturer in bioethics at Georgetown University, U.S.A.
-Fr. Fernando Ortega, dean of the faculty of theology at the Pontifical Catholic University of Buenos Aires, Argentina
-Professor Edward Alam, U.S.A., lecturer in philosophy and theology at the Notre Dame University in Louaize, Lebanon
-Professor Ralf van Buhren, Federal Republic of Germany, lecturer in Christian art and religious architecture at the faculty of social communication of the Pontifical University of the Sacred Heart, Rome
-Professor Glen Chatelier, director of the office for international affairs at the Assumption University, Bangkok, Thailand
-Edio Costantini, director of the “Luigi Gedda” national study centre of the Centro Sportivo Italiano – CSI, Italy
-Professor Ivano Dionigi, rector of the University of Bologna and president of the Pontificia Accademia Latinitatis, Italy
-Joachim Hake, director of the Katholische Akademie of Berlin, Federal Republic of Germany
-Choe Hyondok, Korea, coordinator of the Catedra de Estudios de Corea y del Este Asiatico at the University of Costa Rica
-Marguerite Lena, lecturer in philosophy at the College des Bernardins in Paris, France
-Piotr Pasterczyk, lecturer in cultural history at the Catholic University of Lublin, Poland