Appointed

Saturday, May 12

• Father Lawrence Saldanha, as archbishop of Lahore, Pakistan.

• Coadjutor Bishop Vilhelms Lapelis succeeded Bishop Arvaldis Brumanis of Liepaja, Latvia, who reached 75, the age limit.

Monday, May 14

• Father Denis Wiehe as coadjutor bishop of Port Victoria, Seychelles.

• Msgr. Agostino De Angelis as prelate judge of the Tribunal of the Roman Rota.

Tuesday, May 15

• Cardinals Ignace Moussa I Daoud, Giovanni Battista Re, Ivan Dias, Desmond Connell, Zenon Grocholewski and Walter Kasper as members of the Congregation for the Doctrine of the Faith.

• Cardinals Varkey Vithayathil, Lubomyr Husar, Karl Lehmann, Agostino Cacciavillan and Walter Kasper as members of the Congregation for the Oriental Churches.

• Cardinals Ivan Dias, Juan L. Cipriani Thorne, Claudio Hummes, Jorge M. Bergoglio, Cormac Murphy-O‘Connor, Francois X. Nguyen Van Thuan, Jose Saraiva Martins and Mario F. Pompedda as members of the Congregation for Divine Worship and the Discipline of the Sacraments.

• Cardinals Janis Pujats, Juan L. Cipriani Thorne and Jorge M. Mejia as members of the Congregation for the Causes of Saints.

• Cardinals Desmond Connell, Louis-Marie Bille, Karl Lehmann, Agostino Cacciavillan, Zenon Grocholewski and Jose Saraiva Martins as members of the Congregation for Bishops.

• Cardinals Wilfrid F. Napier, Bernard Agre, Ignacio A. Velasco Garcia, Francois X. Nguyen Van Thuan and Agostino Cacciavillan as members of the Congregation for the Evangelization of Peoples.

• Cardinals Marian Jaworski, Johannes J. Degenhardt, Oscar A. Rodriguez Maradiaga, Jorge M. Bergoglio, Severino Poletto, Sergio Sebastiani and Crescenzio Sepe as members of the Congregation for the Clergy.

• Cardinals Francisco J. Errazuriz Ossa, Wilfrid F. Napier and Jorge M. Bergoglio as members of the Congregation for Institutes of Consecrated Life and Societies of Apostolic Life.

• Cardinals Christoph Schonborn, Johannes Joachim Degenhardt, Ivan Diaz, Pedro Rubiano Saenz, Audrys J. Backis and Jose da Cruz Policarpo as members of the Congregation for Catholic Education.

• Bishop Jorge E. Jimenez Carvajal of Zipaquira, Colombia, as counsellor of the Pontifical Commission for Latin America.

• Appointed Msgr. Thomas J. Rodi as bishop of Biloxi, Mississippi, following the resignation of Bishop Joseph L. Howze, who reached 75.

Wednesday, May 16

• Coadjutor Bishop Gerald Almeida became the bishop of Jabalpur, India, following the resignation of Bishop Theophane M. Thannickunnel.

Thursday, May 18

• Cardinal Giovanni Battista Re as a member of the Council of Cardinals and Bishops of the Section for Relations with States of the Secretary of State.

• Cardinals Antonio J. Gonzalez Zumarraga, Desmond Connell, Julio Terrazas Sandoval, Francisco Alvarez Martinez, Jose da Cruz Policarpo and Francois X. Nguyen Van Thuan as members of the Pontifical Council for the Laity.

• Cardinals Ignace Moussa I Daoud, Francisco Alvarez Martinez, Lubomyr Husar and Sergio Sebastiani as members of the Pontifical Council for Promoting Christian Unity.

• Cardinals Marian Jazworski, Francisco J. Errazuriz Ossa, Bernard Agre, Claudio Hummes, Jorge M. Bergoglio and Edward M. Egan as members of the Presidential Committee of the Pontifical Council for the Family.

• Cardinals Theodore E. McCarrick, Oscar A. Rodriguez Maradiaga, Bernard Agre and Jorge M. Mejia as members of the Pontifical Council for Justice and Peace.

• Cardinals Ignacio A. Velasco Garcia and Claudio Hummes as members of the Pontifical Council “Cor Unum.”

• Cardinals Geraldo M. Agnelo and Pedro Rubiano Saenz as members of the Pontifical Council for the Pastoral Care of Migrants and Itinerant Peoples.

• Cardinal Jose Saraiva Martins as a member of the Pontifical Council for Pastoral Assistance to Health Care Workers.

• Cardinals Ignace Moussa I Daoud, Agostino Cacciavillan, Zenon Grocholewski and Mario F. Pompedda as members of the Pontifical Council for the Interpretation of Legislative Texts.

• Cardinals Claudio Hummes, Sergio Sebastiano, Crescenzio Sepe and Jorge M. Mejia as members of the Pontifical Council for Inter-religious Dialogue.

• Cardinals Ivan Dias, Louis-Marie Bille, Claudio Hummes, Jose da Cruz Policarpo, Jorge M. Mejia and Walter Kasper as members of the Pontifical Council for Culture.

• Cardinals Audrys J. Backis, Oscar A. Rodriguez Maradiaga, Bernard Agre and Crescenzio Sepe as members of the Pontifical Council for Social Communications.

• Cardinals Theodore E. McCarrick, Cormac Murphy-O‘Connor and Karl Lehmann as members of the Administration of the Patrimony of the Apostolic See.

• Cardinals Louis-Marie Bille and Severino Poletto as members of the Prefecture for Economic Affairs of the Holy See.

• Cardinals Ivan Dias, Geraldo M. Agnelo, Audrys J. Backis, Severino Poletto and Jorge M. Mejia as members of the Pontifical Commission for the Cultural Patrimony of the Church.

• Cardinals Antonio J. Gonzalez Zumarraga, Francisco J. Errazuriz Ossa, Julio Terrazas Sandoval, Oscar A. Rodriguez Maradiaga, Ignacio A. Velasco Garcia, Juan L. Cipriani Thorne, Claudio Hummes and Agostino Cacciavillan as counselors of the Pontifical Commission for Latin America.

Met With

Friday, May 11

• Participants in the Plenary Assembly of the Pontifical Missionary Works.

• Cardinal Joseph Ratzinger, prefect of the Congregation of the Doctrine of the Faith.

Saturday, May 12

• His Beatitude Cardinal Ignace Moussa I Daoud, prefect of the Congregation for the Oriental Churches.

• Cardinal Giovanni Battista Re, prefect of the Congregation for Bishops.

Monday, May 14

• Seven members of the bishops' conference of Bangladesh on their ad limina visit, which heads of dioceses make every five years to review their diocese with the Pope and Vatican officials.

Tuesday, May 15

• Cardinal Crescenzio Sepe, prefect of the Congregation for the Evangelization of Peoples.

Wednesday, May 16

• Cardinal Camillo Ruini, vicar general for the diocese of Rome, with Archbishop Cesare Nosiglia, vice-regent of Rome, and two parish priests to prepare for a papal visit.

Friday, May 18

• Five members of the bishops' conference of Pakistan on their ad limina visit.

• Archbishop Tarcisio Bertone, secretary of the Congregation for the Doctrine of the Faith.