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American Laywoman Named to Vatican Secretariat for Communication

Kim Daniels is advisor to US bishops’ religious freedom commission

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Pope Francis today named members to the Vatican Secretariat for Communication that he established last June. Among them is Dr. Kim Daniels, an American laywoman who is an advisor to the US bishops’ ad hoc commission on religious freedom.

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Others appointed to the secretariat are:
Cardinal Béchara Boutros Raï, Patriarch of Antioch of the Maronites, Lebanon;
Cardinal John Njue, archbishop of Nairobi, Kenya;
Cardinal Chibly Langlios, bishop of Les Cayes, Haiti;
Cardinal Charles Maung Bo, archbishop of Yangon, Myanmar;
Cardinal Leonardo Sandri, prefect of the Congregation for the Oriental Churches;
Cardinal Beniamino Stella, prefect of the Congregation for the Clergy;
Archbishop Diarmuid Martin of Dublin, Ireland;
Archbishop Gintaras Grušas of Vilnius, Lithuania;
Bishop Marcello Semeraro of Albano, Italy;
Bishop Stanislas Lalanne of Pontoise, France;
Bishop Pierre Nguyên Văn Kham of My Tho, Vietnam;
Bishop Ginés Ramón García Beltrán of Guadix, Spain;
Bishop Nuno Brás da Silva Martins, auxiliary of Lisbon, Portugal;
And two other laypeople:
Dr. Markus Schächter, professor of ethics of mass media and in society in the Jesuit faculty of philosophy in Munich, Germany;
Dr. Leticia Soberón Mainero, psychologist and expert in communication, formerly advisor to the Pontifical Council for Social Communications (Mexico and Spain).

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