National Catholic Register



BY Jim Cosgrove

February 14-20, 1999 Issue | Posted 2/14/99 at 1:00 PM



Friday, Feb. 5:

• Six prelates from the Episcopal Conference of Greece on their ad limina visit.

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

Other Activities

Saturday, Jan. 30:

• Created three archdioceses in Uganda and appointed their archbishops.

• Appointed a bishop and two auxiliary bishops in dioceses of Uganda.

• Appointed Father Salvatore Nunnari as archbishop of Sant'Angelo dei LombardiConza-Nusca-Bisaccia, Italy.

• Appointed Lucas Cardinal Moreira Neves, Prefect of the Congregation for Bishops, as member of the Congregation for the Evangelization of Peoples.

• Appointed Father George Palackapilly SDB of India as consultor of the Pontifical Council for Culture.

Monday, Feb. 1:

• Appointed Bishop Natalino Pescarolo of Fossano as bishop of Cuneo, Italy. Bishop Pescarolo continues as ordinary of Fossano.

Tuesday, Feb. 2:

• Appointed Bishop Frederick Colli as bishop of Thunder Bay, Canada.

Friday, Feb. 5:

• Appointed Archbishop Paolo Romeo, apostolic nuncio in Colombia, as apostolic nuncio in Canada..