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The list of the participants in the Special Assembly of the Synod of Bishops for Amazonia  (October 6-27), was published on Saturday morning, September 21, 2019, on the theme: “New Pathways for the Church and for An Integral Ecology.”

The Assembly will have 185 members (Cf. alphabetical list below), of whom 114 are Bishops, who will gather under the presidency of Pope Francis, and auditors, including the former United Nations Secretary-General Ban Ki Moon, sign of the UN’s concern for Amazonia and the indigenous peoples and its desire to listen to the voice of the Church. It seems good that in the first presence of the UN at a Synod is the presence of a former Secretary-General.

We recall that last September 7, Pope Francis appointed the “delegate” Presidents:

  • Cardinal Baltazar Enrique Porras Cardozo, Apostolic Administrator of Caracas, and Archbishop of Merida, Venezuela,
  • Cardinal Pedro Ricardo Barreto Jimeno, Archbishop of Huancayo, Peru, and Vice-President of the Pan-Amazonian Ecclesial Network (REPAM).,
  • Brazilian Cardinal Joao Braz de Aviz, Prefect of the Roman Dicastery for Consecrated Life.

The general rapporteur is Brazilian Cardinal Claudio Hummes, Archbishop Emeritus of Sao Paul, Brazil, President of the Episcopal Commission for Amazonia of the National Conference of Bishops of Brazil and President of REPAM.

The two general secretaries are Canadian Jesuit-Cardinal-Elect Michael Czerny, Under-Secretary of the Migrants and Refugees Section of the Dicastery for the Service of Integral Human Development, and Monsignor David Martinez de Aguirre Guinea, Dominican, Apostolic Vicar of Puerto Maldonado, Peru, who welcomed the Pope in that city, where he met with indigenous populations.

In total, 114 Bishops will represent the Church of this Pan-Amazonian region (Antilles and Bolivia, Brazil, Colombia, Ecuador, Peru, Venezuela), as well as Monsignor Emmanuel Lafont, Bishop of Cayenne, (French Guiana) and Monsignor Dominique-Marie You, Bishop of the Most Holy Conception of Araguaia, Brazil.

The 13 heads of Dicasteries of the Roman Curia also have the right to take part in the Assembly presided over by Pope Francis.

Some thirty members appointed by the Pope will also sit in the Assembly: Archbishops and Bishops, Members of the Roman Curia, parish priests, Directors of reviews and other apostolates, including French-speaking Cardinal-Elect Fridolin Ambongo Besungu, Archbishop of Kinshasa, Democratic Republic of the Congo; Jean-Claude Hollerich, Archbishop of Luxembourg, Luxembourg, and President of COMECE, but also Monsignor Marcel Madila Basanguka, Archbishop of Kananga (D.R. Congo) and President of the Association of Episcopal Conferences of Central Africa (ACEAC), and Monsignor Lionel Gendron, Bishop of Saint-Jean- Longueuil, Canada.

As is customary for Roman Synods, experts and 55 auditors, men and women, will also take part.

In the main, the experts come from Latin America, representing the spirituality of the indigenous peoples., the History of the Church in Amazonia, or social anthropology, for example, an Indian priest of the Zapotec peoples.

Among the men and women auditors are members of local ethnic groups, such as Tapi Yawalapiti, Chief of 16 tribes of Alto-Xingu, in the Brazilian state of Mato Grosso, as well as Frenchman of Indian origin Aloysius Rajkumar John, Secretary-General of Caritas Internationalis.

 As is also customary, fraternal delegates will represent the Presbyterian, Evangelical and Anglican Churches of South America, in addition to a dozen special envoys, including the former United Nations Secretary-General Mr. Ban Ki-Moon (South Korea); Jean-Pierre Dutilleux (Belgium), Co-Founder and Honorary President of the “Virgin Forest” Association; Josianne Gauthier (Canada) Secretary-General of International Cooperation for Development and Solidarity (CIDSE); Carlos Alfonso Nobre, 2007 Noble Peace Prize <representing> the Group of Inter-Governmental Experts on climate change (GIEC), and Jeffrey D. Sachs, Professor os Sustainable Development at Columbia University (United States).

For his part, the Prefect of the Holy See’s Dicastery for Communication, Paolo Ruffini, will be the President of the Commission for Information on the Synod, and the Jesuit Giacomo Costa, Director of the review Aggiornamenti Sociali [Social Updatings], Secretary.

 Four personalities are full members of this Commission, of which one is a woman, Sister Maria Irene Lopes Dos Santos, Carmelite missionary of the Child Jesus, Assessor of the Episcopal Commission for Amazonia of the Conference of Bishops of Brazil.

–Andrea Tornielli, Editorial Director of the Dicastery for Communication,

–Matteo Bruni, Director of the Holy See Press Office,

–Mauricio Lopez Oropeza, Executive Secretary of REPAM.

List of Participants

 Here, in alphabetical order, is the list of participants:

  1. Cardinal Carlos Aguiar Retes, Archbishop of Mexico (Mexico)
  2. Monsignor Jose Albuquerque de Araujo, Auxiliary Bishop of Manaus (Brazil)
  3. Monsignor Francis Alleyne, O.S.B., Bishop of Georgetown (R.C. Guyana)
  4. Father Jose Amarildo Luciano da Silva. C.S.S.R., Vice-Provincial of the Redemptorists at Manaus (Brazil)
  5. Monsignor Fridolin Ambongo Besungu, O.F.M., Archbishop of KInshasa (DRC)
  6. His Most Reverend Excellency Monsignor Oscar Omar Aparicio Cespedes, Archbishop of Cochabamba (Bolivia)
  7. Monsignor Benedito Araujo, Bishop of Guajara-Mirim (Brazil)
  8. Monsignor Eugenio Arellano Fernandez, M.C.C.J., Apostolic Vicar of Esmeraldas (Ecuador), President of the Conference of Bishops
  9. Father Jesus Maria Aristin Seco, C.P., Apostolic Administrator of Yurimaguas (Peru)
  10. Monsignor Edgar Aristizabal Quintero, Bishop of Yopal (Colombia)
  11. Cardinal Joao Braz de Aviz, ,Prefect of the Roman Dicastery for Consecrated Life (Brazil/Vatican)
  12. Monsignor Jose Luis Azuaje Ayala, Archbishop of Maracaibo (Venezuela), President of the Conference of Bishops
  13. Cardinal Angelo Bagnasco. Archbishop of Genes (Italy), President of the CCEE (Europe)
  14. Monsignor Bernardo Johannes Bahlmnn, O.F.M., Bishop of Obidos (Brazil)
  15. Cardinal Lorenzo Baldisseri, Secretary-General of the Synod (Italy/Vatican)
  16. Monsignor Sabastiao Bandeira Coelho, Bishop of Coroata (Brazil)
  17. His Most Reverend Excellency Fernando Barbosa dos Santos, C.M., Bishop of Tefe (Brazil)
  18. Cardinal Pedro Ricardo Barreto Jimeno, S.J., Archbishop of Huancayo (Peru), Vice-President of REPAM
  19. Monsignor Waldo Ruben Barrionuevo Ramirez, C.SS.R, Apostolic Vicar of Reyes, (Bolivia)
  20. Monsignor Vilsom Basso, S.C.I., Bishop of Imperatriz, (Brazil)
  21. Cardinal Giuseppe Bertello, President of the Governorate of Vatican City, (Italy/Vatican)
  22. Father Jose Boeing, S.V.D. of the parish of Trairao, Sao Jose Travailleur, GPIC [Justice and Peace and Preservation of Creation], (Brazil)
  23. Father Jose Maria Bolivar Monroy, Diocesan Administrator, Arauca, (Colombia)
  24. Father Dario Bossi, M.C.C.J., Superior of the Combonis of Brazil, Member of REPAM, and of Churches and Mining, (Brazil)
  25. Monsignor Pedro Brito Guimaraes, Archbishop of Palmas, (Brazil)
  26. Monsignor Carlos Burgler, C.SS.R., former Apostolic Vicar of Reyes, (Bolivia)
  27. Monsignor Derek John Christopher Byrne, S.P.S., Bishop of Primavera do Leste-Paranatinga, (Brazil)
  28. Monsignor Rubival Cabral Britto, O.F.M. Cap., Bishop of Grajau, (Brazil)
  29. Monsignor Hector Miguel Cabrejos Vidarte, O.F.M., Archbishop of Trujillo, President of the Conference of Bishop of Peru and of CELAM
  30. Monsignor Edmilson Tadeu Canavarros dos Santos, S.D.B., Auxiliary Bishop of Manaus, (Brazil)
  31. Monsignor Nelson Jair Cardona Ramirez, Bishop of San Jose del Guaviare, (Colombia)
  32. Father Roberto Carrasco, O.M.I., student at the Salesian University of Rome in Social Communications, (Italy)
  33. Monsignor Joselito Carreno Quinonez, M.X.Y., Apostolic Vicar  of Inirida, (Colombia)
  34. Monsignor Raul Alfonso Carrillo Martinez, Apostolic Vicar of Puerto Gaitan, (Colombia)
  35. Monsignor Evaldo Carvalho dos Santos, C.M., Bishop of Viana, (Brazil)
  36. Monsignor Francisco Antonio Ceballos Escobar, C.SS.R., Apostolic Vicar of Puerto Carreno, (Colombia)
  37. Monsignor Ricardo Ernesto Centellas Guzman, Bishop of Potosi, (Bolivia), President of the Conference of Bishops
  38. Father Celestino Ceretta, S.A.C., Vicar at Ponta Negra, Manaus, (Brazil), Historian of the Church in Amazonia, Brazil
  39. Monsignor Jose Maria Chavez dos Reis, Bishop of Abaetetuba, (Brazil)
  40. Monsignor Vital Chitolina, S.C.I., Bishop of Diamantino, (Brazil)
  41. Monsignor Karel Martinus Choennie, Bishop of Paramaribo, (Surinam)
  42. Father Rosario Cimino, P.O.C.R., Superior General of the Ardorini Rural Missionary Catechists, (Italy)
  43. Monsignor Adriano Ciocca Vasino, Bishop of Sao Feliz, (Brazil)
  44. Monsignor Emiliano Antonio Cisneros Martinez, O.A.R., Bishop of Chachapoyas, (Peru), Apostolic Administrator of Huamachuco
  45. Monsignor Jesus Maria Cizaurre Berdonces, O.A.R., Bishop of Braganca do Para, (Brazil)
  46. Monsignor Rafael Cob Garcia, Apostolic Vicar of Puyo, (Ecuador)
  47. Monsignor Pedro Jose Conti, Bishop of Macapa, (Brazil)
  48. Monsignor Vital Corbellini, Bishop of Maraba, (Brazil)
  49. Father Giacomo Costa, S.J., Director of “Aggiornamenti Sociali,” President of the San Fedele Italian Cultural Association, Vice-President of the Carlo Maria Martini Foundation, (Italy)
  50. Monsignor Eugenio Coter, Apostolic Vicar of Pando, (Bolivia)
  51. Father Czerny, S.J., Under-Secretary of the Migrants and Refugees Section of the Dicastery for Integral Human Development, Cardinal/Elect, (Canada/Vatican)
  52. Monsignor Mario Antonio da Silva, Bishop of Roraima, (Brazil)
  53. Monsignor Jose Altevir da Silva, C.S.SP., Bishop of Cameta, (Brazil)
  54. Monsignor Jose Belisario da Silva, O.F.M., Archbishop of Sao Luis do Maranhao, (Brazil)
  55. Father Raimundo Aristides da Silva, C.R.L., Vicar, Biblicist of the “Word” Biblical Center, (Brazil)
  56. His Most Reverend Excellency, Monsignor Antonio de Assis Ribeiro, S.D.B., Titular Bishop of Babra, Auxiliary Bishop of Belem do Para, (Brazil)
  57. Monsignor Wellington Tadeu de Queiroz Vieira, Bishop of Cristalandia, (Brazil)
  58. Monsignor Philip Dickmans, Bishop of Miracema do Tocantins, (Brazil)
  59. Monsignor Jacy Diniz Rocha, Bishop of Sao Luiz de Caceres, (Brazil)
  60. Monsignor Jose Angel Divasson Cilveti, S.D.B., former Apostolic Vicar of Puerto Ayacucho, (Venezuela)
  61. Father Sidney Dornelas, C.S., Director of the Center of Latin American Migratory Studies (CEMLA), (Argentina)
  62. 62.Monsignor Jose Celestino dos Santos, Diocesan Administrator of Ji-Parana, (Brazil)
  63. 63.Monsignor Stanislaw Dowlaszewicz Bilman, O.F.M., Conv., Auxiliary Bishop of Santa Cruz de la Sierra, (Bolivia)
  64. 64.Monsignor Julio Maria Elias Montoya, O.F.M., Apostolic Vicar of El Beni, (Bolivia)
  65. Monsignor Rafael Alfonso Escudero Lopez-Brea, Bishop Prelate of Moyobamba, (Peru)
  66. Monsignor Fabio Fabene, Under-Secretary of the Synod of Bishops, (Vatican)Cardinal K
  67. Kevin Joseph Farrell, Prefect of the Dicastery for the Laity, the Family, and Life, (USA/Vatican)
  68. Father Alfredo Ferro Medina, S.J., Coordinator of the Amazonian Project of Bishops, (Colombia)
  69. Monsignor Jose Figueroa Gomez, Bishop of Granada, (Colombia)
  70. Cardinal Fernando Filoni, Prefect of the Congregation for the Evangelization of Peoples, (Vatican)
  71. Monsignor Salvatore Fisichella, President of the Pontifical Council for the New Evangelization, (Italy/Vatican)
  72. Monsignor Robert Herman Flock, Bishop of San Ignacio de Velasco, (Bolivia)
  73. Monsignor Giuliano Frigeni, P.I.M.E, Bishop of Parintins, (Brazil)
  74. 74.Monsignor Gaetano Galbusera, S.D.B., former Apostolic Vicar of Pucallpa, (Peru)
  75. Monsignor Paul Richard Gallagher, Secretary for Relations with States, (Great Britain/Vatican)
  76. Father Mauricio Garcia Duran, S.J., Director of JSR, (Colombia)
  77. Monsignor Lionel Gendron, P.S.S., Bishop of Saint-Jean-Longueuil, (Canada)
  78. Monsignor Flavio Giovenale, S.D.B., Bishop of Cruzeiro do Sul, (Brazil)
  79. Monsignor Juan Gomez, Auxiliary Bishop of Cochabamba, (Bolivia)
  80. Father Miguel Angel Gonzalez Antolin, F.S.F., Director of the Sagrada Familia de Ambato School, (Ecuador)
  81. Monsignor Felipe Gonzalez Gonzalez, O.F.M., Cap., Apostolic Vicar of Caroni,(Venezuela)
  82. His Most Reverend Excellency, Monsignor Pablo Modesto Gonzalez Perez, S.D.B., Bishop of Guasdualito, (Venezuela)
  83. Cardinal Oswald Gracias, Archbishop of Bombay, (India)
  84. Monsignor Sergio Alfredo Gualberti Calandrina, Archbishop of Santa Cruz de la Sierra, (Bolivia)
  85. Monsignor Ulises Antonio Gutierrez Reyes, O. de M., Archbishop of Ciudad Bolivar, (Venezuela)
  86. Monsignor Medardo de Jesus Henao del Rio, M.X.Y., Apostolic Vicar of Mitu, (Colombia)
  87. Monsignor Walter Jeova Heras Segarra, O.F.M., Apostolic Vicar of Zamora, (Ecuador)
  88. Monsignor Jorge Herbas Balderrama, O.F.M., Bishop Prelate of Aiquile, (Bolivia)
  89. Monsignor Jean-Claude Hollerich, S.J., Archbishop of Luxembourg, Cardinal-Elect, Luxembourg, President of COMECE, (Europe)
  90. Cardinal Claudio Hummes, O.F.M., Archbishop Emeritus of Sao Paulo, Brazil, President of the Commission for Amazonia of the Bishops of Brazil, President of REPAM
  91. Father Roberto Jaramillo, S.J., President of the Provincials of Latin America, (Peru)
  92. Monsignor Jose Adalberto Jimenez Mendoza, O.F.M. Cap., Apostolic Vicar of Aguarico, (Ecuador)
  93. Monsignor Juventino Kestering, Bishop of Rondonopolis-Guiratinga, (Brazil)
  94. Monsignor Canisio Klaus, Bishop of Sinop, (Brazil)
  95. Cardinal Kurt Koch, President of the Pontifical Council for Christian Unity, (Switzerland/Vatican)
  96. Monsignor Jan Kot, O.M.I., Bishop of Ze Doca, (Brazil)
  97. Monsignor Erwin Krautler, C.PP.S., Prelate Emeritus of Xingu, (Brazil)
  98. Monsignor Romualdo Matias Kujawski, Bishop of Porto Nacional, (Brazil)
  99. Cardinal Luis Francisco Ladaria Ferrer, S.J., Prefect of the Congregation for the Doctrine of the Faith, (Spain/Vatican)
  100. Monsignor Emmanuel Lafont, Bishop of Cayenne, (French Guyana)
  101. Father Martin Lasarte Topolanski, S.D.B., Collaborator of the Salesian Dicastery for the Missions, (Angola)
  102. Monsignor Celmo Lazzari, C.S.I., Apostolic Vicar of San Miguel de Sucumbios, (Ecuador)
  103. Monsignor Rene Leigue Cesari, Auxiliary Bishop of Santa Cruz de la Sierra, (Bolivia)
  104. Monsignor Sebastiao Lima Duarte, Bishop of Caxias do Maranhao, (Brazil)
  105. Monsignor Francisco Lima Soares, Bishop of Carolina, (Brazil)
  106. Monsignor Jose Ionilton Lisboa de Oliveira, S.D.V., Bishop Prelate of Itacoatiara, (Brazil)
  107. Monsignor Protogenes Jose Luft, S.D.C., Bishop of Barra do Garcas, (Brazil)
  108. Monsignor Angel Jose Macin, Bishop of Reconquista, (Argentina)
  109. Monsignor Marcel Madila Basanguka, Archbishop of Kananga, DRC, President of the Association of Episcopal Conferences of Central Africa (ACEAC)
  110. Father Odirley Maia, Diocesan Administrator of Santarem, (Brazil)
  111. Monsignor Luis Albeiro Maldonado Monsalve, Bishop of Mocoa-Sibundoy, (Colombia)
  112. Monsignor Gebriel Malzaire, Bishop of Roseau, (Dominica), President of the Episcopal Conference of the Antilles
  113. Monsignor Armando Martin Gutierrez, F.A.M., Bishop of Bacabal, (Brazil)
  114. Monsignor David Martinez De Aguirre Guinea, O.P., Apostolic Vicar of Puerto Maldonado, (Peru)
  115. Cardinal Reinhard Marx, Archbishop of Munich and Freising, (Germany), President of the Episcopal Conference and Member of the Council of Cardinals
  116. Monsignor Robert Walter McElroy, Bishop of San Diego, (USA)
  117. Monsignor Omar de Jesus Mejia Giraldo, Archbishop of Florencia, (Colombia)
  118. Monsignor Marco Mellino, Assistant Secretary of the Council of Cardinals, (Italy/Vatican)
  119. Monsignor Teodoro Mendes Tavares, C.S.SP., Bishop of Ponta de Pedras, (Brazil)
  120. Monsignor Neri Menor Vargas, O.F.M., Bishop of Huanuco, (Peru)
  121. Monsignor Meinrad Franz Josef Merkel, C.S.SP., Bishop of Humaita, (Brazil)
  122. Monsignor Nestor Vidal Montesdeoca Becerra, S.D.B., Apostolic Vicar of Mendez, (Ecuador)
  123. Most Reverend Monsignor Francisco Javier Munera Correa, I.M.C., Bishop of San Vicente del Caguan, (Colombia)
  124. Monsignor Joao Muniz Alves, O.F.M., Bishop Prelate of Xingu, (Brazil)
  125. Monsignor Oscar Vicente Ojea, Bishop of San Isidro, (Argentina), President of the Episcopal Conference
  126. Monsignor Miguel Olaortua Laspra, O.S.A., Apostolic Vicar of Iquitos, (Peru)
  127. Monsignor Walmor Oliveira de Azevedo, Archbishop of Belo Horizonte, (Brazil), President of the Episcopal Conference
  128. Monsignor Juan Bautista Tomas Oliver Climent, O.F.M., Apostolic Vicar of Requena, (Peru)
  129. Cardinal Sean Patrick O’Malley, O.F.M. Cap., Archbishop of Boston, (USA), Member of the Council of Cardinals, President of the Commission for the Protection of Minors
  130. Father Gilberto Orsolin, S.A.C., Director of the Pallottine Faculty of Santa Maria, (Brazil)
  131. Cardinal Marc Ouellet, P.S.S., Prefect of the Congregation for Bishops, (Canada/Vatican)
  132. Monsignor Vincenzo Paglia, President of the Academy for Life and Chancellor of the John Paul II Institute,( Italy/Vatican)
  133. Monsignor Roque Paloschi, Archbishop of Porto Velho, (Brazil)
  134. Cardinal Pietro Parolin, Secretary of State, (Italy/Vatican)
  135. Monsignor Adelio Pasqualotto, C.S.I., Apostolic Vicar of Napo, (Ecuador)
  136. Monsignor Zenildo Luiz Pereira da Silva, C.SS.R., Bishop Prelate of Borba, (Brazil)
  137. Monsignor Giovane Pereira de Melo, Bishop of Tocantinopolis, (Brazil)
  138. Monsignor Joaquin Pertinez Fernandez, O.A.R., Bishop of Rio Branco, (Brazil)
  139. Cardinal Mauro Piacenza, Grand Penitentiary, (Italy/Vatican)
  140. Monsignor Marian Marek Piatek, C.SS.R., Bishop of Coari, (Brazil)
  141. Monsignor Joaquin Humberto Pinzon Guiza, I.M.C., Apostolic Vicar of Puerto Leguizamo-Solano, (Colombia)
  142. Monsignor Hector Javier Pizarro Acevedo, O.A.R., Apostolic Vicar of Trinidad, (Colombia)
  143. Monsignor Domenico Pompili, Bishop of Rieti, (Italy)
  144. Cardinal Baltazar Enrique Porras Cardozo, Apostolic Administrator of Caracas, Archbishop of Merida, (Venezuela)
  145. Monsignor Augusto Martin Quijano Rodriguez, S.D.B., Apostolic Vicar Bishop of Pucallpa, (Peru)
  146. Monsignor Jose de Jesus Quintero Diaz, Apostolic Vicar of Leticia, (Colombia)
  147. Monsignor Elio Rama, I.M.C., Bishop of Pinheiro, (Brazil)
  148. Father Valmir Ramos, O.F.M., General Counsellor for Latin America and Animator for Evangelization, (Italy)
  149. Monsignor Jonny Eduardo Reyes Sequera, S.D.B., Apostolic Vicar of Puerto Ayacucho, (Venezuela)
  150. Cardinal John Ribat, M.S.C., Archbishop of Port Moresby, Papousie, (New Guinea)
  151. Father Sabastian Robledo, O.F.M., Parish Priest of San Francisco Solano, Corrientes, (Argentina)
  152. Cardinal Oscar Andres Rodriguez Maradiaga, S.D.B., Archbishop of Tegucigalpa, (Honduras)
  153. Monsignor Irineu Roman, C.S.I., Auxiliary Bishop of Belem do Para, (Brazil)
  154. Monsignor Ernesto Jose Romero Rivas, O.F.M., Cap., Apostolic Vicar of Tucupita, (Venezuela)
  155. Father Saul Ruiz Alvarez, S.X., Superior of the Xaverians of Brazil of North Amazonia, (Brazil)
  156. Monsignor Jesus Esteban Sadaba Perez, O.F.M., Cap., former Apostolic Vicar of Aguarico, (Ecuador)
  157. Father Rossano Sala, S.D.B., Professor of Youth Pastoral Ministry at the Pontifical Salesian University, (Italy)
  158. Monsignor Santiago Sanchez Sebastian, O.A.R., Bishop Prelate of Labrea, (Brazil)
  159. Monsignor Marcelo Sanchez Sorondo, Chancellor of the Academies for the Sciences and for the Social Sciences, (Argentina/Vatican)
  160. Monsignor Wilmar Santrin, O. Carmelites, Bishop Prelate of Itaituba, (Brazil)
  161. Monsignor Filippo Santoro, Archbishop of Tarante, (Italy)
  162. Monsignor Jose Valdeci Santos Mendes, Bishop of Brejo, (Brazil)
  163. Cardinal Robert Sarah, Prefect of the Roman Congregation for Divine Worship and the Discipline of the Sacraments, (Guinea/Vatican)
  164. Cardinal Christoph Schoenborn, O.P., Archbishop of Vienna, (Austria), President of the Episcopal Conference
  165. Monsignor Marcello Semeraro, Bishop of Albano, (Italy), Secretary of the Council of Cardinals
  166. Father Claudio Siquihua Perez, Parish Priest of Our Lady of the Rosary of Aucayo, (Peru)
  167. Father Antonio Spadaro, S.J., Director of La Civilta Cattolica, (Italy)
  168. Monsignor Evaristo Pascoal Spengler, O.F.M., Bishop Prelate of Marajo, (Brazil)
  169. Monsignor Ambrogio Spreafico, Bishop of Frosinone-Veroli-Ferentino, (Italy)
  170. Cardinal Beniamino Stella, Prefect of the Congregation for the Clergy, (Italy/Vatican)
  171. Monsignor Edson Tasquetto Damian, Bishop of Sao Gabriel da Cachoeira, (Brazil)
  172. Monsignor Alberto Taveira Correa, Archbishop of Belem do Para, (Brazil)
  173. Monsignor Helizandro Emiro Teran Bermudez, O.S.A., Bishop of Ciudad Guayana, (Venezuela)
  174. Monsignor Neri Jose Tondello, Bishop of Juina, (Brazil)
  175. Monsignor Jose Javier Travieso Martin, C.M.F., Apostolic Vicar of San Jose del Amazonas, (Peru)
  176. Cardinal Peter Kodwo Appiah Turkson, Prefect of the Dicastery for Integral Human Development, (Ghana/Vatican)
  177. Monsignor Oscar Urbina Ortega, Archbishop of Villavicencio, (Colombia), President of the Episcopal Conference
  178. Monsignor Edmundo Ponciano Valenzuela Mellid, S.D.B., Archbishop of Asuncion, (Paraguay)
  179. Monsignor Juan Vargas Aruquipa, Bishop of Coroico, (Bolivia)
  180. Cardinal Giuseppe Versaldi, Prefect of the Congregation for Education, (Italy/Vatican)
  181. Monsignor Carlo Verzeletti, Bishop of Castanhal, (Brazil)
  182. His Most Reverend Excellency, Monsignor Gilberto Alfredo Vizcarra Mori, DS.J., Apostolic Vicar of Jaen in Peru or San Francisco Javier, (Peru), Titular Bishop of Autenti
  183. Monsignor Dominique-Marie Jean Denis You, Bishop of Santissima Conceicao do Araguaia, (Brazil)
  184. Monsignor Anton Zerdin, O.F.M., Apostolic Vicar of San Ramon, (Peru)
  185. Monsignor Adolfo Zon Pereira, S.X., Bishop of Alto Solimoes, (Brazil)
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France. Journalist accreditated to the Holy See press office since 1995. Started Zenit in french in january 1999. Classical litterature (Paris IV-Sorbonne). Master in journalism (IJRS Bruxelles). Biblical theology (PUG, Rome).

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