Wednesday, June 30, 2010

It's Official: New Prefect for Congregation for Bishops

VATICAN CITY, 30 JUN 2010 ( VIS ) - The Holy Father:

- Appointed Cardinal Marc Ouellet P.S.S., archbishop of Quebec, Canada, as prefect of the Congregation for Bishops and president of the Pontifical Commission for Latin America . He succeeds Cardinal Giovanni Battista Re, whose resignation from the same office the Holy Father accepted, upon having reached the age limit.

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