The Pope's Week


Saturday Nov. 7:

Lucas Cardinal Moreira Neves, prefect of the Congregation for Bishops.

Monday, Nov. 9: Jorge Arturo Cardinal Medina Estevez, prefect of the Congregation for Divine Worship and Discipline of the Sacraments.

Tuesday, Nov. 10:

Archbishop Zenon Grocholewski, prefect of the Supreme Tribunal of the Apostolic Signature.

Wednesday, Nov. 11:

Archbishop Francois Xavier Nguyen Van Thuan, president of the Pontifical Council for Justice and Peace, and Msgr. Diarmuid Martin, secretary of the same council.

Thursday, Nov. 12:

Archbishop Paul Josef Cordes, president of the Pontifical Council Cor Unum.

Cardinal Jean-Claude Turcotte, archbishop of Montreal, president of the Conference of Catholic Bishops of Canada, accompanied by Bishop Gerald Wiesner of Prince George, vice-president, and secretaries Fr. Emilius Goulet PSS, and Msgr. Peter Scholnenbach PH

Friday, Nov. 13:

Carlos Saul Menem, president of the Republic of Argentina, accompanied by his entourage.

Mary Robinson, United Nations High Commissioner for Human Rights.


Monday, Nov. 9:

Approved the election of Joseph Cardinal Ratzinger, prefect of the Congregation of the Doctrine of the Faith, as vice-dean of the College of Cardinals. The election was held by the cardinals of the Order of Bishops on Nov. 6.

Tuesday, Nov. 10:

Appointed Msgr. Thomas Yeh Sheng-Nan, councilor of the apostolic nunciature in London, as apostolic nuncio in Sri Lanka, elevating him to the dignity of archbishop. The archbishop-elect was born in Kaohsiung, China, in 1941, was ordained a priest in 1971.

Wednesday, Nov. 11:

Appointed Bishop Jose Vieira de Lima TOR of Maraba, as bishop of Sao Luis de Caceres, Brazil.

Thursday, Nov. 12:

Appointed Bishop Anthony O'Connell of Knoxville, as bishop of Palm Beach

President Donald Trump during his speech at a "Thank You" Tour rally held at the Giant Center in Hershey, Pa.

President Trump: ‘Faith in God’ Helps Unite Nation

In an apparent reference to the ongoing coronavirus pandemic and months of demonstrations and civil unrest across several U.S. cities over racial justice issues, Trump said that faith was an important support for civil and national unity.