44 Archbishops to Receive Pallium in Rome

Symbol of Communion With the Pope

VATICAN CITY, JUNE 27, 2004 (ZENIT.org).- John Paul II will give the pallium this Tuesday, solemnity of the Apostles Peter and Paul, to 44 metropolitan archbishops in St. Peter’s Square.

The pallium, a white woolen band, embroidered with six black crosses and worn around the neck, recalls the figure of the Good Shepherd who carries a lamb on his shoulders. It symbolizes the Pope’s concession of authority and communion to heads of major local churches.

The archbishops scheduled to receive the pallium are:

— Cardinal Justin Rigali of Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
— Robert Zollitsch of Freiburg, Germany
— Sean O’Malley of Boston, Massachusetts
— Hans-Josef Becker of Paderborn, Germany

— Ramón Benito de la Rosa y Carpio of Santiago, Dominican Republic
— André Lacrampe of Besançon, France
— Valerian Okeke of Onitsha, Japan
— Gaudencio Borbon Rosales of Manila, Philippines

— Alano Maria Pena of Niteroi, Brazil
— Joseph Mitsuaki Takami of Nagasaki, Japan
— Henry Mansell of Hartford, Connecticut
— Kevin McDonald of Southwark, Great Britain

— José Luis Chávez Botello of Antequera, Mexico
— Fulgence Rabeony of Toliara, Madagascar
— Joseph Edra Ukpo of Calabar, Nigeria
— Michel Méranville of Fort-de-France, Martinique

— Matias Patrício de Macêdo of Natal, Brazil
— Juan Antonio Ugarte Pérez of Cuzco, Peru
— José Paulino Ríos Reynoso of Arequipa, Peru
— Raymond Burke of St. Louis, Missouri

— Carlo Caffarra of Bologna, Italy
— Edoardo Menichelli of Ancona-Osimo, Italy
— Joseph Cheng Tsai-Fa of Taipei, Taiwan
— Raymond Roussin of Vancouver, British Columbia

— Lawrence Burke of Kingston, Jamaica
— Patrick Pinder of Nassau, Bahamas
— João Bráz de Aviz of Brasilia, Brazil
— Walmor Oliveira de Azevedo of Belo Horizonte, Brazil

— Raymundo Damasceno Assis of Aparecida, Brazil
— Roland Minnerath of Dijon, France
— Wladislaw Ziolek of Lodz, Poland
— Joseph Augustine Charanakunnel of Raipur, India

— Pietro Coccia of Pesaro, Italy
— Marie Daniel Dadiet of Korhogo, Ivory Coast
— Jean-Charles Descubes of Rouen, France
— Marian Golebiewski of Wroclaw, Poland

— Luiz Manchila Vilela of Vitoria, Brazil
— Diarmuid Martin of Dublin, Ireland
— Aldo Di Cillo Pagotto of Paraiba, Brazil
— Ramon C. Argüelles of Lipa, Philippines

— Moacyr José Vitti of Curitiba, Brazil
— Robert Ndlovu of Harare, Zimbabwe
— Bruno Gamberini of Campinas, Brazil
— Milton Antonio Dos Santos of Cuiaba, Brazil

According to the Vatican press office, these eight archbishops will receive the pallium in their respective metropolitan sees:

— Aloysius Sudarso of Palembang, Indonesia
— Hubert Constant of Cap-Haitien, Haiti
— Evarist Pinto of Karachi, Pakistan
— Nicolaus Adi Septura of Merauke, Indonesia

— José de Queirós Alves of Huambo, Angola
— Anthony Anandarayar of Pondicherry and Cuddalore, India
— Maria Callist Soosa Pakiam of Trivandrum of the Latins, India
— Lluís Martínez Sistach of Barcelona, Spain.

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