Pope Francis Appoints New Members of the International Theological Commission and Congregation for Catholic Education - FULL TEXT Official Vatican Release
Appointment of the Secretary General and of Members of the International Theological Commission
The Holy Father has appointed the Reverend Monsignor Piero Coda , Professor of Systematic Theology at the “Sophia” University Institute in Loppiano (Italy), Secretary General of the International Theological Commission .
Furthermore, the Supreme Pontiff has appointed Reverends as Members of the same Commission: Edouard Adé , Dean of the Catholic University of West Africa in Bobo Dioulasso (Burkina Faso); Yury P. Avvakumov , Professor of Theology and History of Christianity at the Theology Department of the University of Notre Dame in South Bend (United States of America); Alberto Cozzi , Dean of the Higher Institute of Religious Sciences in Milan (Italy); Marek Jagodziński , Professor of Orthodox Theology at the Faculty of Theology of the John Paul II Catholic University of Lublin (Poland); Víctor Ronald La Barrera Villarreal , Deputy Rector of theCentro Bíblico Teológico Pastoral para América Latina y el Caribe in Bogotá (Colombia); the Reverend Fathers: Jorge José Ferrer , SI, Director of the School of Theology of the Pontifical Universidad Católica de Puerto Rico ; Simon Francis Gaine , OP, in charge of the Pinckaers Chair of Theological Anthropology and Ethics of the Tomistic Institute of the Pontifical University of St. Thomas - Angelicum in Rome (Italy); Etienne Emmanuel Vetö , ICN, Professor of Dogmatic Theology at the Faculty of Theology of the Pontifical Gregorian University in Rome (Italy); Reverend Sister Josée Ngalula, RSA, Professor of Dogmatic Theology at the Faculty of Theology of the Catholic University of Congo in Kinshasa (Democratic Republic of Congo); Illustrious Professors Robin Darling Young , Professor of Church History at the School of Theology and Religious Studies at the Catholic University of America in Washington (United States of America); Reinhard Huetter , Professor of Theology at the School of Theology and Religious Studies
at the Catholic University of America in Washington (United States of America); Isabell Naumann , of the Secular Marian Sisters Institute of Schönstatt, Dean of the Catholic Institute of Sydney (Australia).
The Holy Father has appointed as members of the Congregation for Catholic Education: His Eminence Cardinal Louis Raphaël Sako , Patriarch of Babylon of the Chaldeans (Iraq); the Eminence Cardinals: Carlos Aguiar Retes , Archbishop of México (Mexico); Jean-Claude Hollerich , SI, Archbishop of Luxembourg (Luxembourg); Antoine Kambanda , Archbishop of Kigali (Rwanda); Celestino Aós Braco , OFM, Archbishop of Santiago de Chile (Chile); and the Excellencies Monsignors: Stanisław Budzik , Archbishop of Lublin (Poland); Brendan Leahy , Bishop of Limerick (Ireland); Valerio Lazzeri , Bishop of Lugano (Switzerland).