Pope Appoints New Members of CDWDS

Wed, 11/02/2016 - 4:17pm


On Friday, October 28, Pope Francis appointed the following cardinals and bishops as members of the Congregation for Divine Worship and the Discipline of the Sacraments. Cardinal Sarah remains as Prefect of the Congregation.  Included among the appointments is Bishop Arthur Serratelli of the Diocese of Paterson, NJ and current chair of the USCCB Committee on Divine Worship.  

  • Cardinal Rainer Maria Woelki, archbishop of Köln, Germany;
  • Cardinal John Olorunfemi Onaiyekan, archbishop of Abuja, Nigeria
  • Cardinal Secretary of State Pietro Parolin
  • Cardinal Gérald Cyprien Lacroix, archbishop of Québec, Canada
  • Cardinal Philippe Nakellentuba Ouédraogo, archbishop of Ouagadougou, Burkina Faso
  • Cardinal John Atcherley Dew, Archbishop of Wellington, New Zealand
  • Cardinal Ricardo Blázquez Pérez, archbishop of Valladolid, Spain
  • Cardinal Arlindo Gomes Furtado, bishop of Santiago de Cabo Verde, Cabo Verde
  • Cardinal Gianfranco Ravasi, president of the Pontifical Council for Culture
  • Cardinal Beniamino Stella, prefect of the Congregation for the Clergy
  • Archbishop Dominic Jala of Shillong, India
  • Archbishop Domenico Sorrentino of Assisi Nocera Umbra Gualdo Tadino, Italy
  • Archbishop Denis James Hart of Melbourne, Australia
  • Archbishop Piero Marini, president of the Pontifical Committee for the International Eucharistic Councils
  • Archbishop Bernard Nicolas Aubertin of Tours, France
  • Archbishop Romulo G. Valles of Davao, Philippines
  • Archbishop Lorenzo Voltolini Esti of Portoviejo, Ecuador
  • Bishop Arthur Joseph Serratelli of Paterson, United States of America
  • Bishop Alan Stephen Hopes of East Anglia, Great Britain
  • Bishop Claudio Maniago of Castellaneta, Italy
  • Bishop Bernt Ivar Eidsvig of Oslo, Norway
  • Bishop Miguel Ángel D'Annibale of Rio Gallegos, Argentina
  • Bishop José Manuel Garcia Cordeiro of Bragança Miranda, Portugal
  • Bishop Charles Morerod of Lausanne, Genève et Fribourg, Switzerland
  • Bishop Jean Pierre Kwambamba Masi, auxiliary of Kinshasa, Democratic Republic of the Congo
  • Bishop Benny Mario Travas of Multan, Pakistan
  • Bishop John Bosco Chang Shin Ho, auxiliary of Daegu, Korea.