Appointed

Friday, Sept. 21

E Bishop Manuel Camilo Vial Risopatron as bishop of Temuco, Chile, to succeed Bishop Sergio Contreras Navia, who resigned on reaching 75, the age limit. Auxiliary Bishop Jorge Hourton Poisson of Temuco also resigned on reaching 75.

Met With

Saturday, Sept. 15

E Archbishop Antonio Mennini, apostolic nuncio in Bulgaria.

E Cardinal Dario Castrillon Hoyos, prefect of the Congregation for the Clergy.

Monday, Sept. 17

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

E Ronarong Nopakun, ambassador of Thailand, on a farewell visit.

E Cardinal Ignace Moussa I Daoud, prefect of the Congregation for the Oriental Churches.

Tuesday, Sept. 18

E Archbishop Henryk Jozef Nowacki, apostolic nuncio in Slovakia.

E Archbishop Gabriel Montalvo, apostolic nuncio in the United States of America.

Wednesday, Sept. 19

E Archbishop George Kocherry, apostolic nuncio in Ghana and Togo.

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

Thursday, Sept. 20

E Josep Pique, foreign minister of Spain.

E Archbishop Luigi Pezzuto, apostolic nuncio in Tanzania.

E Archbishop Luigi Gatti, apostolic nuncio in Lebanon.

E Four members of the bishps' conference of Nicaragua on of their ad limina visit.

Friday, Sept. 21

E Archbishop Giuseppe De Andrea, apostolic nuncio in Kuwait, Bahrain and Yemen and apostolic delegate in the Arab Peninsula.