Advisers Named to Legislative Texts Council

VATICAN CITY, APRIL 15, 2011 (Zenit.org).- On Thursday, Benedict XVI named the following individuals as advisers to the Pontifical Council for Legislative Texts:

— Krzysztof Nitkiewicz, bishop of Sandomierz, Poland

— Bernard Anthony Hebda, bishop of Gaylord, USA

— Msgr. Giacomo Incitti, Extraordinary Professor of Canon Law at the Pontifical University of the Holy Cross, Italy

— Msgr. Joaquin Llobell, ordinary professor of Canon Law at the Pontifical University of the Holy Cross and Judge of the Vatican City State Court of Appeal

— Msgr. Mauro Rivella, under-secretary of the Italian Episcopal Conference

— Jorge Miras Pouso, dean of the School of Canon Law, University of Navarra, Spain

— Marcel Ndjondjo Ndjula K’Asha, dean of the Faculty of Law and Political Science, Catholic University of the Congo

— Jean-Pierre Schouppe, promoter of justice and defender of the bond at the Interdiocesan Tribunale of First Instance of the Francophone dioceses of Belgium

— Markus Graulich, S.D.B., substitute promoter of justice at the Supreme Court of the Apostolic Signatura

— Fr. Manuel Jesus Arroba Conde, C.M.F., president of the “Utriusque Iuris” Institute of the Pontifical Lateran University, Rome

— Fr. Damian Guillermo Astigueta, S.J., ordinary professor at the School of Canon Law, Pontifical Gregorian University, Rome

— Priamo Etzi, O.F.M., dean of the School of Canon Law, Pontifical University “Antonianum”, Rome

— Fr. Philippe Toxe, O.P., ordinary professor of Canon Law at the Institut Catholique, Paris, France

— Carlo Cardia, ordinary professor of Ecclesiastical Law and professor of Philosophy of Law at the Faculty of Law, University “Roma Tre”, Rome

— Ludger Muller, president of the Institute of Canon Law in the Faculty of Catholic Theology, University of Vienna, Austria

— Helmuth Pree, ordinary professor of Canon Law, University of Munich, Germany

— Carlos Rene Salinas Araneda, ordinary professor of Canon Law and Jurisprudence, Faculty of Law, Pontifical Catholic University of Valparaiso, Chile

— Geraldina Boni, ordinary professor of Law at the University of Bologna, Italy

— Maria Jose Roca Fernandez, ordinary professor at the Faculty of Law, Complutense University of Madrid, Spain.