Pope Names New Consultors to Pontifical Council for Culture

Appoints Two From US, Including a Lecturer From Georgetown University

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

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