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Experts And Auditors For The Forthcoming Synod

Vatican City, 22 September 2012 (VIS) - The Secretary General of the Synod of Bishops has, with the approval of the Supreme Pontiff and in accordance with the provisions of "Ordo Synodi Episcoprum", appointed the following individuals as "Adiutores Secretarii Specialis" (or Experts) for the forthcoming Thirteenth Ordinary General Assembly of the Synod of Bishops, due to be held in the Vatican from 7 to 28 October on the theme: "The new evangelisation for the transmission of the Christian faith".

- Sr. Beatriz Acosta Mesa O.D.N. (Colombia), superior general of the Company of Our Lady Mary. - Mauro Agosto, professor of Latin at Rome's Pontifical Lateran University. - Fr. Anthony Alaba Akinwale O.P., rector of the Dominican Institute of Ibadan (Nigeria). - Fr. Luiz Alves de Lima S.D.B., member of the administrative office of the Society of Latin American Catechists (Brazil). - Fr. Antonio Aranda Lomena, professor of dogmatic theology at the University of Navarre (Spain). - Fr. George Augustin S.A.C., professor of fundamental and dogmatic at the "Philosophisch-Theologischen Hochschule Vallendar" (Germany). - Fr. Paul Bere S.J., professor of the Old Testament and biblical languages at the Catholic University of West Africa (Burkina Faso). - Br. Enzo Bianchi, prior of the monastic community of Bose (Italy). - Br. Enzo Biemmi F.S.F., president of the European Team of Catechists (Italy). - Fr. Luca Bressan, episcopal vicar for culture, charity, the mission and social work of the archdiocese of Milan (Italy). - Sr. Sara Butler M.S.B.T. (U.S.A.), professor at the Ecclesiastical Faculty of St. Mary of the Lake University in Mundelein, and member of the International Theological Commission. - Jessica Joy Candelario, coordinator for the pastoral care of young people at "Bukal Ng Tipan Pastoral Centre" (Philippines). - Anna Kai-Yung Chan, professor at the Holy Spirit Seminary College of Theology and Philosophy, Hong Kong (China). - Sr. Luisa Ciupa S.A.M.I., vice president of the Commission for Catechesis of the Greek-Catholic Ukrainain Church (Ukraine). - Fr. Eamonn Conway, head of the Theology and Religious Studies Department at Mary Immaculate College of the University of Limerick (Ireland). - Fr. Jeremy Driscoll O.S.B. (U.S.A.), professor at the Theological Faculty of Rome's St. Anselm Pontifical Athenaeum, and professor of liturgy at the Mount Angel Seminary in St. Benedict, Oregon. - Caroline Farey, professor at the Maryvale Institute, Birmingham (England). - Fr. Juan Javier Flores Arcas O.S.B. (Spain), rector of Rome's St. Anselm Pontifical Athenaeum. - Sr. Gill Goulding C.J., associate professor of systematic theology and spirituality at Regis College University of Toronto (Canada). - Msgr. Rafiq Hanna Khoury, professor of liturgy at the major seminary of Beit Jala (Palestinian Territories). - Sr. Anna Emmanuela Klich O.S.U., director of the Inter-Congregational Institute for Catechesis in Krakow (Poland). - Fr. Jaime Alberto Mancera Casas, episcopal vicar for pastoral care in the archdiocese of Bogota (Colombia). - Msgr. Ermenegildo Manicardi, rector of Rome's "Almo Collegio Capranica", and professor at the Pontifical Biblical Institute (Italy). - Fr. Thomas Manjaly, professor of Sacred Scripture at Oriens Theological College and at the Inter-Diocesan Theologate for North East India in Shillong (India). - Ralph Martin, director of graduate theological programs in the new evangelisation at the Sacred Heart Seminary of Detroit (U.S.A.). - Fr. Paolo Martinelli O.F.M. Cap. (Italy), president of the Franciscan Institute of Spirituality at the "Antonianum" Pontifical Athenaeum in Rome, and professor of fundamental theology at the Pontifical Gregorian University in Rome. - Fr. Krzysztof Mielnicki, director of the office for catechesis of the diocese of Drohiczyn (Poland). - Sr. Paula Jean Miller F.S.E., professor at the Department of Theology of the University of St. Thomas in Huston (U.S.A.). - Fr. Joseph-Marie Ndi-Okalla, vice rector of the "Universite Catholique D'Afrique Centrale" in Yaounde (Cameroon). - Fr. Godfrey Igwebuike Onah (Nigeria), vice rector of the Pontifical Urban University in Rome. - Rodolfo Papa, professor of art history and aesthetics at the Pontifical Urban University in Rome. - Fr. Cleto Pavanetto S.D.B., professor emeritus of the Faculty of Christian and Classical Literature at the Pontifical Salesian University of Rome. - Edward Peters, professor of canon law and holder of the Edmund Cardinal Szoka Chair at the Sacred Heart Major Seminary of Detroit (U.S.A.). - Fr. Salvador Pie-Ninot (Spain), professor of fundamental theology and ecclesiology at the "Facoltat de Teologia de Catalunya", and professor of fundamental theology at the Pontifical Gregorian University in Rome. - Msgr. Antonio Pitta, professor at the Faculty of Theology of Rome's Pontifical Lateran University. - Sr. Enrica Rosanna F.M.A, former under secretary of the Congregation for Institutes of Consecrated Life and Societies of Apostolic Life (Italy). - Fr. Marko Ivan Rupnik S.J. (Slovenia), director of the "Ezio Aletti" Study Centre in Rome. - Fr. Samir Khalil Samir S.J. (Lebanon), professor of Arab-Christian theology at the Pontifical Oriental Institute in Rome, and professor of the history of Arabic culture and Islamology at the University of "St. Joseph de Beyrouth". - Fr. Kinkupu Leonard Santedi, professor at the Catholic University of Congo, president of the "Evangelii Nuntiandi" Foundation in Africa, and member of the International Theological Commission (Democratic Republic of Congo). - Msgr. Pierangelo Sequeri (Italy), president of the Faculty of Theology of Northern Italy, and member of the International Theological Commission. - Thomas Soding, professor of biblical theology at the "Bergische" University of Wuppertal (Germany). - Fr. Virginio Spicacci S.J., active in pastoral care and evangelisation in the archdiocese of Naples (Italy). - Fr. Mihaly Szentmártoni S.J. (Serbia), president of the Institute of Spirituality of the Pontifical Gregorian University in Rome. - Fr. Giuseppe Tanzella-Nitti, professor of fundamental theology at the Pontifical University of the Holy Cross in Rome. - Petroc Willey, dean of graduate research at the Maryvale Institute of Birmingham (England). The Secretary General of the Synod of Bishops has, likewise with the approval of the Supreme Pontiff, appointed the following individuals as "Auditores" (or Auditros) for the forthcoming Synodal Assembly. - Emile Amin Henein, Director of the "Truth" Centre for Political and Strategic Studies, (Egypt). - Chiara Amirante, founder and president of the New Horizons Community (Italy). - Carl Albert Anderson (U.S.A.), supreme knight of the Knights of Columbus. - Fr. Camilo Bernal Hadad C.I.M. (Colombia), superior general of the Congregation of Jesus and Mary. - Sr. Maria Antonieta Bruscato F.S.P. (Brazil), superior general of the Daughters of St. Paul. - Guzman Carriquiry (Uruguay), secretary of the Pontifical Commission for Latin America. - Jose Maria Simon Castellví (Spain), president of the International Federation of the Association of Catholic Media F.I.A.M.C. - Sr. Rekha (Mary Joseph) Chennattu R.A., professor of the New Testament at the Pontifical Institute of Philosophy and Religion in Pune (India). - Fr. Renato de Guzman S.D.B., chief assistant for pastoral care of the Grade School and High School Departments, Don Bosco Technical Institute in Makati City (Philippines). - Florence De Leyritz, member of the Alpha France Association (France). - Marc De Leyritz, president of the Alpha France Association (France). - Fr. Ari Luis do Valle Ribeiro, professor at the seminar of the diocese of Santo Amaro, and diocesan coordinator for catechesis (Brazil). - Mikhail Fateev, director of production at the "United Television" channel of St. Petersburg (Russian Federation). - Sr. Inmaculada Fukasawa A.C.I. (Japan), superior general of the Handmaidens of the Sacred Heart of Jesus - Msgr. Enrique Glennie Graue, vicar general of the archdiocese of Mexico (Mexico). - Francisco Jose Gomez Arguello Wirtz (Spain), co-founder of the Neo-Catechumenal Way. - Fr. Jesus Higueras Esteban, pastor of S. Maria de Cana, Madrid (Spain). - Marco Impagliazzo (Italy), president of the Sant'Egidio Community. - Lydia Jimenez Gonzalez (Spain), director general of the "Cruzadas de Santa Maria" Secular Institute. - Ernestine Sikujua Kinyabuuma, professor at the University Institute of Maria Malkia in Lubumbashi, and member of the "Focolari" Movement (Democratic Republic of Congo). - Joakim Kipyego Koech, head of the Communion and Liberation Movement in Kenya. - Zoltan Kunszabo, permanent deacon of the archdiocese of Esztergom-Budapest (Hungary). - Ewa Kusz (Poland), former president of the World Conference of Secular Institutes, C.M.I.S. - Chantal Le Ricque, lay woman of the archdiocese of Paris (France). - Fr. Vinko Mamic O.C.D., president of the Union of Superiors Major in Croatia (Croatia). - Curtis A. Martin, founder and president of the Fellowship of Catholic University Students - Focus (U.S.A.). - Salvatore Martinez, president for Italy of the Renewal in the Holy Spirit Movement (Italy). - Sr. Nzenzili Lucie Mboma F.M.M. (Democratic Republic of Congo), executive director of the Service of Documentation and Study on Global Mission, S.E.D.O.S. - Marylee J. Meehan (U.S.A.), president of the International Catholic Committee of Nurses and Medico-Social Assistants, C.I.C.I.A.M.S. - Franco Miano, president of Italian Catholic Action. - Gisele Muchati, regional director of the New Families Movement (Syria). - Peter Murphy, executive director of the Secretariat for Evangelisation and Catechesis of the United States Conference of Catholic Bishops (U.S.A.). - Patricia Ngozi Nwachukwu K.S.M., member of the Knights of St. Mulumba (Nigeria). - Yong Suk Francis Xavier Oh, secretary general of the Catholic Lay Apostolate Council of Korea (Korea). - Fr. Piergiorgio Perini, president of the International Service Organisation for the "Cellule Parrocchiali di Evangelizzazione" (Italy). - Rita María Petrirena Hernandez, head of the department for pastoral coordination of the Conference of Catholic Bishops of Cuba (Cuba). - Sr. Suzanne Louise Phillips F.M.M. (Australia), superior general of the Franciscan Missionary Sisters of Mary. - Sr. Mary Prema Pierick M.C. (India), superior general of the Missionaries of Charity. - Jose Prado Flores, founder and international director of the St. Andrew Schools of Evangelisation (Mexico). - Sr. Yvonne Reungoat F.M.A. (France), superior general of the Daughters of Mary Help of Christians, Salesian Sisters of St John Bosco. - Br. Alvaro Antonio Rodriguez Echeverria F.S.C. (Costa Rica), superior general of the Brothers of Christian Schools. - Michel Roy (France), secretary general of "Caritas Internationalis". - Raid Sargi, president of the Society of St. Vincent de Paul in Damascus (Syria). - Tommaso Spinelli, catechist of the youth group of the parish of Santa Melania Juniore in Rome. - Manoj Sunny, director and journalist, founding member of the Jesus Youth Movement (India). - Br. Emili Turu Rofes F.M.S. (Spain), superior general of the Marist Brothers (Little Brothers of Mary). - Fr. Emmanuel Typamm C.M. (Cameroon), secretary general of the "Confederation des Conferences des Superieurs Majeurs D'Afrique et de Madagascar", Co.S.M.A.M. - Maria Voce (Italy), president of the Focolari Movement. - Sr. Mary Lou Wirtz F.C.J.M. (U.S.A.), president of the International Union of Superiors General, U.I.S.G.



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